Research...

2006-07

Consultant, Creative Industries Research & Innovation Centre, Swansea, Wales.

2006

Research Associate Smart Clothes & Wearable Technology, University of Wales, Newport

2005-06

Visiting Research Fellow, Smart Clothes & Wearable Technology, University of Wales, Newport

  • Woven structure for technical textiles
  • Research into leno and triaxial constructions
  • Woven Structure chapter for ‘Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology’ book to be published by Woodhead Publishing in 2007

2004

EU-funded GAIN licensing and brand development research project for Melin Tregwynt.

2004-05

Cywaith Cymru - Artworks Wales ‘Artist at Work’ residency. A collaborative R&D project with Hafod Grange ltd, exploring encapsulating materials in resin.

2003-04

Thermoplastic fabric research with product designer Sam Walker, UK

"Light Switch Pillow" - Collaboration with product designer Sam Walker exploring thermoplastic fabric, 2004.
"Light Switch Pillow" - Collaboration with product designer Sam Walker exploring thermoplastic fabric, 2004.
Photo: Sam Walker
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