In conversations with culture and thought leaders, Connecting: Makers examines how the connected world is changing the nature of creativity. When everyone is a maker, new possibilities emerge, but with them come new responsibilities about digital transparency, cultural awareness, and the role of the designer.
Connecting: Makers is second in the Connecting Series, short films exploring trends in interaction and experience design. Produced by Microsoft Design and Bassett & Partners
I am an east bay artist, designer, and innovator. I constantly look for ways to think outside the box while reducing waste. Working as a designer at Ekso Bionics I have reduced the amount of waste by using it in my art.
Dig through the piles of clothes at Swap-O-Rama-Rama and bring it over to the live silk-screening station by Homeygrown. Choose your print and they'll slap a fresh print on that old t-shirt!
Alexandria von Bromssen - owner of Camp Couture & Red Square Boutique as well as her own line of clothing will talk about her television show experience. n
I am going to show various ways to UpCycle used textiles into expressive pieces of wearable art. I will be discussing the environmental impacts of fashion industry in relation to my small upcycled clothing line.
Kelly Jonick will present a short talk about how to make your own true-to-your-size dress form out of Duct tape. See the finished duct tape dress form--on a useable fashion stand-- made from things from around the house!
The Sunol Glen School Trashion Collective, is an annual group of K-8th grade designers and art mentors who collect, create and model fashions designed from trash or re-purposed fabrics. We find fun in the trash!
Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a giant clothing swap with DIY workshops where attendees learn to modify and upcycle their finds. Show off what you will make at Swap-O-Rama-Rama! Saturday, May 17 at 4pm, and Sunday, May 18 at 3pm at Swap-O-Rama-Rama
Eva Inez Heule carefully curates second hand garments and found textiles, Re-Makes them using various textile techniques; Deconstructing, Dying, Printing, Painting...come see the LOOSE THREAD CREW @ Trashion Show SAT 17 5pm
How do your feet feel in your shoes? Do they fit you? Are you sure?nFeetz is a Digital Cobbler using 3D scanning and 3D Printing to make customized shoes for you in the only size that counts...SizeMe.nHow? Why? Come and Listen.
Dutch based designer Anouk Wipprecht works in the emerging field of "Fashionable Technology"; a rare combination of sartorial knowhow combined with engineering smarts and style, she has in a very short period created an impressive body of tech-enhanced designs bringing together fashion and technology in an unusual way. She creates technological couture; with background in fashion design combined with engineering, science and interaction design, she creates systems around the body that tend towards artificial intelligence; projected as 'host' systems on the human body, her designs move, breath, and react to the environment around them.
This presentation will cover the basics of making beef jerky from prepping the meat, various methods of marination/seasoning, and dehydration. We will talk a little about what Oaktown Jerk has done over the past year, followed by Q&A.