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Making tech fashionable: Approaches by makers and fashionists

October 5, 18:30

Berlin, Germany
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It´s time for yet another networking event for fashionists, technologists and everybody interested in the topics design, usability and wearables. The overall topic of this evening event is "Making tech fashionable: Approaches by makers and fashionists", we invited people to share their experiences that work hands on in the interplay between fashion and technology.

We are invited by the international operating PR agency Hilton and Knowlton Strategies to meet at their office in Berlin Friedrichstrasse. There will be catering served, but the space is limited, so please save your spot early.

1. Welcome by Hilton and Knowlton Strategies
2. Inspirational Talk  by Thomas Gnahm, CEO Wear It Berlin GmbH
3. Layla Müller "The influence of sound and innovation"
The Berlin label Layla De Mue has entered the world of fashion tech with his last project "The Syma Line". The project explores the symbiosis between music, fashion and science. As a designer in Residence, the founder Layla Mueller was intensively supported by the Fashion Technology House ElektroCouture.
4. Rebeca Duque "Wearable as Manifest. Exploring wearables as a tool of expression and communication."
Rebeca is a Brazilian architect, maker and wearable explorer based in Berlin.She is Project Coordinator of Olabi Makerspace, where she had developed courses, workshops and events related with wearables and other technologies.The project Wearable as Manifest explores the potential of this technology as a tool for communicating ideas and thoughts, saying a lot without saying  a word, just using light. 

5. Antonio Ciutto
Part of the 2. place winners of the Fashion Fusion Award. Former architect, fashion designer, print designer, illustrator, writer and artist collaborator. Ciutto is published in “Fashion Designers’ Sketchbooks”, “100 New Designers” and “Fashion Illustration by Fashion Designers”. He has taught at UdK, Kunsthochschule Weißensee, HTW and AMD in Berlin, SAIC Chicago, and RISD and is currently a Dozent at Hochschule Trier.

Roundtable / open discussion

Networking with food and drinks

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