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3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability

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Vones, K., Allan, D., Lambert, I., & Vettese, S. (2018)
3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability. Materials Today Communications, 16, 56-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2018.04.001
Ocean plastic pollution has been identified as one of the biggest environmental threats of our time. As large islands of plastic waste such as the Pacific Gyre amass through t...

The Ballets Russes connection with fashion

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Vettese-Forster, S. (2008)
The Ballets Russes connection with fashion. Costume, 42, 130-144. https://doi.org/10.1179/174963008x285232
This paper examines the influence that the costume designers of the Ballets Russes, many of whom were important artists from significant art movements of the day, had on conte...

A visual and contextual comparative study of the work of Picasso and Chanel towards an understanding of the overlaps between Modern Art and Fashion

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Vettese-Forster, S. (2012)
A visual and contextual comparative study of the work of Picasso and Chanel towards an understanding of the overlaps between Modern Art and Fashion. The International Journal of Costume and Fashion, 12, 15-32
From the beginning of the twentieth century, ``Modernism`` impacted and transformed art and clothing. Pablo Picasso and Gabrielle ``Coco`` Chanel were two of the most central ...

3D Printable Recycled Textiles: Material Innovation and a Resurrection of the Forgotten “shoddy” Industry

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Vettese Forster, S. (2017)
3D Printable Recycled Textiles: Material Innovation and a Resurrection of the Forgotten “shoddy” Industry. Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 5(2), 138-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2018.1449073
This paper will disseminate an interdisciplinary project, undertaken at Edinburgh Napier University between the Design and Advanced Materials. Several 3D printable materials a...

“From souvenirs to 3D printed souvenirs”. Exploring the capabilities of additive manufacturing technologies in (re)-framing tourist souvenirs

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Anastasiadou, C., & Vettese, S. (2019)
“From souvenirs to 3D printed souvenirs”. Exploring the capabilities of additive manufacturing technologies in (re)-framing tourist souvenirs. Tourism Management, 71, 428-442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.10.032
Souvenirs, whether mass-produced commodities made elsewhere or local artisanal handicrafts, are static objects that lack the capacity to mediate or generate the co-creative, a...

The significance of the introduction of synthetic dyes in the mid 19th century on the democratisation of western fashion.

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Vettese-Forster, S., & Christie, R. M. (2013)
The significance of the introduction of synthetic dyes in the mid 19th century on the democratisation of western fashion. Journal of the International Colour Association, 11, 1-17
From the middle of the 19th century, fashionable garments for women, which had previously been restricted largely to the wealthy social classes, began to become much more wide...

Textile applications of commercial photochromic dyes: part 7. A statistical investigation of the influence of photochromic dyes on the mechanical properties of thermoplastic fibres

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Younes, B., Ward, S. C., Christie, R. M., & Vettese, S. (2019)
Textile applications of commercial photochromic dyes: part 7. A statistical investigation of the influence of photochromic dyes on the mechanical properties of thermoplastic fibres. Journal of the Textile Institute, 110(5), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/00405000.2018.1526444
The influence of the concentration of a commercial photochromic dye, incorporated into as-spun and drawn fibres produced from polyethylene and polypropylene, on their mechanic...

A study of the relationship between personalised 3D printed 'Souvenirs of Place' and public perception of modern architectural heritage

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Vettese, S., Anastasiadou, C., & Vones, K. (2017)
A study of the relationship between personalised 3D printed 'Souvenirs of Place' and public perception of modern architectural heritage. Design Journal, 20(Supp. 1), S3683-S3695. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352874
At present, there is a disconnection between academic and public perception of Modern heritage, particularly Brutalist architecture. This research utilises the processes and e...

Evaluating historic graffiti based on cultural significance and definitions of art

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Vettese-Forster, S., & Forster, A. M. (2012)
Evaluating historic graffiti based on cultural significance and definitions of art. Journal of European Popular Culture, 2, 113-128. https://doi.org/10.1386/jepc.2.2.113_1
Many examples of historic graffiti have been shown to be worthy of attention and conservation. The examples discussed in this article have been selected for their previous aca...

An examination of the role of sound in defining the city in the context of Edinburgh

Journal Article
Vettese-Forster, S., Gowans, S., Case, J., & Maciej, K. (2014)
An examination of the role of sound in defining the city in the context of Edinburgh. European Academic Research, 1, 3218-3247
The surfeit of generic and place-specific sounds that exist in the urban environment contribute to what has been referred to as the soundscape. Within the built environment so...

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