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Design and Emergent Ethical Crises

Book Chapter
Buwert, P. (2020)
Design and Emergent Ethical Crises. In A. DeRosa, & L. Scherling (Eds.), Ethics in Design and Communication. London: Bloomsbury Publishing
No abstract available.

Improvisation: Autonomy, Heteronomy and Wilful Naïveté

Conference Proceeding
Lambert, I. (2019)
Improvisation: Autonomy, Heteronomy and Wilful Naïveté. In EKSIG 2019 Knowing Together — experiential knowledge and collaboration Conference Proceedings of International Conference 2019 of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge
This paper discusses theoretical perspectives on improvisation as a powerful generator of new knowledge in practice-based research and its enhancement through wilful naïveté. ...

Mapping the Sea on Scotland’s Peripheries

Journal Article
Panneels, I. (2019)
Mapping the Sea on Scotland’s Peripheries. Arts, 8(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/arts8040123
This paper examines the use of mapping methodologies in some recent examples of contemporary art that chart the layered seascapes of the remote coastlines on North West Scotla...

Designing new ways to make use of ocean plastic

Other
Lambert, I. (2019)
Designing new ways to make use of ocean plastic
Beachcombing has long been a part of life for island communities. On the southwestern edge of Scarp, a small, treeless island off the coast of Harris in Scotland’s Outer Hebri...

Narratives of Waste: an Exploration of material transformation through 3D printing

Presentation / Conference
Lambert, I. (2019, March)
Narratives of Waste: an Exploration of material transformation through 3D printing. Presented at RTD2019 Method & Critique
This practice-led workshop was aimed at exploring how Ocean Plastic 3D printing filament can be used to devise objects to make use of its particular material qualities and com...

Remanufactured Furniture Experiments aiming to minimise material loss and raw material addition – practical workshop at Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Henan, China, February 2019

Physical Artefact
Kerlaff, P., & Cairns, A. Remanufactured Furniture Experiments aiming to minimise material loss and raw material addition – practical workshop at Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Henan, China, February 2019

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Kerlaff, P., & Cairns, A. Remanufactured Furniture Experiments aiming to minimise material loss and raw material addition – practical workshop at Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Henan, China, February 2019
Remanufactured Furniture Experiments aiming to minimise material loss and raw material addition – practical workshop at Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Henan, China, F...

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

Journal Article
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...

Digital Revolution or Plastic Gimmick? Authenticity in 3D Souvenirs

Book
Anastasiadou, C., & Vettese, S. (2018)
Digital Revolution or Plastic Gimmick? Authenticity in 3D Souvenirs. In J. M. Rickly, & E. S. Vidon (Eds.), Authenticity & Tourism Materialities, Perceptions, Experiences, 165-179. London: Emerald
Mass-market production of souvenirs, their disposability and their mixed up, interpretive styling may detach the tourist from the actual experience. Conversely, it is the pers...

Lit Lace for Performance

Physical Artefact
Taylor, S. (2018)
Lit Lace for Performance
With Robertson, I initiated, developed and led, Lit Lace for Performance, a culmination of cross-disciplinary collaborative work which explored the development of responsive s...

1.5cm Unicorn Souvenirs

Physical Artefact
Vettese, S., & Anastasiadou, C. 1.5cm Unicorn Souvenirs. [Physical artefact]. Edinburgh Napier University

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Vettese, S., & Anastasiadou, C. 1.5cm Unicorn Souvenirs. [Physical artefact]. Edinburgh Napier University
This study explored the possibilities and challenges that 3D printing could generate in the production and consumption of tourist souvenirs. The team undertook a study in coll...
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Innovative Fibre Optic Lightsource for Illuminated Digital Textiles in Performance

2019 - 2021
Over the last two and a half years there has been considerable investment to develop the capacity for smart textile production as a light-emitting woven optical fibre lace fabric, and as an integrated...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £7,500

Creating a sustainable, desirable solid and soft product utilising used, previously non ‘upcycle-able’ textiles

2019 - 2020
We’re looking to develop a pet bedding design from re-used bedding material (Sheets, Duvets, Mattresses & Pillows). The idea is to make a product that is highly functional in nature and also well desi...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Utilising 3D printable leather composite materials towards repair, reuse and increased longevity of leather products

2019 - 2019
Leather is used in many luxury and utilitarian goods in our daily life. While many leather products, previously thought of as heirlooms, have become more replaceable and throwaway, many still aspire t...
Funder: The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture | Value: £49,882

Feasibility Study into Factors Affecting the Re-Use of Furniture and Corresponding Design Strategies

2018 - 2019
In the context of reducing raw material usage and establishing Scotland’s capacity for designing and making furniture for re-use, this study aims to: ● establish key factors in consumer decisions to r...
Funder: The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture | Value: £16,951

Smart Textiles: Lit Lace for Performance

2018 - 2019
Smart Textiles: Lit Lace for performance, is one of twenty four projects funded by the second WEAR (Wearable technologists Engage with Artists for Responsible Innovation) Sustain call. WEAR is part o...
Funder: Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum vzw | Value: £3,030

Inverewe Night Trail - Follow-On Voucher

2018 - 2020
This project is to develop innovative system of creative lighting and projection to underpin a new tourism initiative at NTS Inverewe Gardens.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £20,006

My Bonnie Coo

2018 - 2018
The aim of this project is to design and prototype a new, flatpack, low carbon home accessory for the Scottish tourist, domestic and export markets, using an eco-friendly alternative to medium density...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,958

FutureJewels - Playfully Interactive Wearables for Health and Wellbeing

2018 - 2018
The project focuses on the creation of responsive, wearable objects that create playful interactions by sensing bodily and environmental stimuli, and expressing these through activating elements that ...
Funder: Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum vzw | Value: £2,256

Towards sustainable textiles – can fungi be used to produce useful textile materials?

2018 - 2018
The textile industry is based largely on the use of cotton, leather and oil derived polymers and these industries are resource intensive and not sustainable. For example, cotton production requires va...
Funder: Edinburgh Innovations Ltd | Value: £7,500

The Wee Tie Company: Innovation Voucher

2018 - 2018
Development of a working prototype for the "Wee Tie", a new fashion accessory for wearing with open-necked shirts. Our input will be to look at materials and fastening/adjusting mechanisms at the back...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000