Themes & Topics

  1. Ambiguous & Automated Forms: obscured or enigmatic silhouettes, experimental pattern-cutting, displacement design (chronological & physical), mechanised clothing.
  2. Surface & Structural Transformations: alchemy/hybrid forms, disruptive patterns/ camouflage, bio-mimicry, shape-memory, illusion, fibretronics, e-textiles, smart fabrics.
  3. The Fashion System & The Ephemeral: Identity, prescience, paradoxes, politics.
  4. Transformational Strategies: Consumerism, services, social/media interfaces, sustainability, experiences, customisation, adaptation, transformation, agility.