Spacesuits and Smart Fabrics
Pailes-Friedman discusses specializing in wearable tech and smart textiles, how she loves fabric and worked for years with athletes and their clothing, looking at clothing as a tool for athletics.
A Sneak Peek of the Brooklyn Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ at the Brooklyn Museum
The Village Voice spent an afternoon with the Brooklyn Ballet at the Brooklyn Museum. The company will perform The Nutcracker at the museum, showcasing their ballet, hip-hop, and world dance chops.
Mission to Mars, Pratt Design Reaches for the Stars
Pratt Institute, selected in 2016 to participate in NASA’s eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge — part of the space agency’s goal is to send astronauts to Mars by the 2030's.
Why NASA Needs Architects And Designers
Architecture and Industrial Design students at Pratt Institute designed a transit habitat for Mars missions that would be both comfortable and functional for their trip to the red planet.
Home Sweet Habitat: Students Help NASA Design Mars Spacecraft Living Quarters
The mission was to design a spacecraft for Mars-bound astronauts that was both functional and livable, making efficient use of tight quarters for the crew's 1,000-day journey.
Coded Couture exhibition in New York presents garments that detect lies and read tweets
A new exhibition at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York includes garments, jewelry and shoes fitted with technologies such as speech recognition sensors and heartbeat monitors.
Smart Fashion of the Future Is on View at Pratt Manhattan’s “Coded_Couture” Show
Technology and fashion are clearly on the brains of museum folk. Whetting our appetites for The Costume Institute’s “Manus x Machina” this May, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston will exhibit “#techstyle”
This Innovative Exhibit Explores How Coding Is Used In Fashion Design
From clothing that shocks the wearer for lying or mirrors our social media activity to jewelry made from our own cells, code points the way to the wearable future...
Designers, Students Mesh Apparel With Technology
Tasked with creating wearable technology for astronauts aboard the International Space Station, student teams designed products to control interior lighting, locate objects in storage and more...
Introducing the Astronaut Clothing of the Future
For years, the standard on the International Space Station has been cargo shorts and T-shirts, but that’s about to change.
SXSW: Introducing Smart Textiles
The next hot wearable might be the one no one knows you’re wearing. Experts predict a wave of smart fabrics and e-textiles that do what FitBits and Apple Watches do now, just with more subtlety.
Tech Specs: Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman, Director of Pratt’s IMARI Lab
The founder of Pratt Institute’s research facility for materials and technology talks hardware, software, favorite Apps, hacks, coveted devices and emerging technologies...