Department of Textile and Clothing Design

  | Clothing Design | Research |

Intelligent Garment Projects:

2002 -2005  MeMoGa Proact -research programme

Methods and models for intelligent garment design: Interdisciplinary approach to accessible and usable wearable products.

Funded by:  Academy of Finland
Consortium: University of Lapland, Tampere University of technology, University of Kuopio



2001 -2003  
I-sport

Intelligent clothing design for recreational sports and the well-being of the fitness enthusiast extreme sports enthusiasts’ needs and expectations from their clothing and gear are surveyed.

The primary focus is on the well-being and safety of those aiming at ultimate performance in extreme conditions. The objective is to make the solutions available to a wide range of fitness and outdoor enthusiasts.

Funded by: The National Tecnology Agency
Partners: Nokia Mobile Phones, Suunto Ltd, L-Fashion Group Ltd/Rukka, Rovaniemi Polytechnic; Sports and Recreation

 

2001 -2002  WearCare

Intelligent garment design innovations and usability methods for workwear and health care.

Funded by: National Tecnology Agengy
Partners:  Nokia Research Center, Laitosto Ltd, Finlayson Forssa Ltd,
Tampere University of Technology; Fibre Materials Science

 

2000 -2001  Interactive Materials

Intelligent  working  garment design innovations.

Funded by: National Tecnology Agengy
Partners:  Nokia Research Center, Reima - Tutta Ltd, Tampere University of Technology; Fibre Materials Science

 

1999 -2000  Cyberia

Survival  garment  prototype for harsh winter environment for Reima - Tutta Ltd.

Funded by: National Tecnology Agengy
Partners:  Nokia Mobile Phones,  Reima - Tutta Ltd, Reima - Smart Clothing, Reima - Clothingplus, Suunto Ltd, Polar Electro, Du Pont, Tampere University of Technology; Fibre Materials Science

 

1998 -1999 Future Design in Textiles and Clothing

Background research

Funded by: National Tecnology Agengy
Partners: Nokia Mobile Phones, The Federation of Finnish Textile and Clothing

 

Photographs:
Vesa Kaski
Jani Johansèn

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