Courtney Lochner from Société Perrier comments and asks the following question: ‘The world is getting exponentially smarter. Your phone alone can tell you how to walk from your house to anywhere on the planet, what the weather will be like for the journey, and even what to wear. Cars, computers, robots, they’re all getting smarter. But what about fashion — can it get smarter?’ An answer to that qu
From June 4-6 Diffus Design will attend the second meeting with the consortium of Light.Touch.Matters, a project funded by the Seventh Framework Programme. The Light.Touch.Matters project is a design driven development of touch-sensitive luminous flexible surfaces for applications in care & well-being. The project represents an articulated process towards the generation of a new set of ideas, that involves sever
Diffus Design, together with 23 of the leading Danish design companies and the General Consulate of Denmark are pleased to invite you to the installation DANISH LIVINGroom – 2nd edition – which will be open from 9–14 April in Milano at Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Pavilion 10 – Stand B03. DANISH LIVINGroom will display new design creations and innovations in six rooms and two “outdoor” space
A book on wearable technologies showcasing among others the work by Diffus is expected to be published by MIT Press in Spring 2014. This will follow other prestigious release by international publication houses like Phaidon and Thames & Hudson. Stay tuned…
Diffus is invited to exhibit at an exhibition titled Shifting Paradigms of Identity: Creative Technology and Fashion, supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The innovative subject focus will be about new attitudes and possibilities of the creation, production, and dissemination of fashion directly linked with burgeoning technology. The exhibition will take place at the Kent State University Mu
In May 2012 news came to our ears that our consortium’s submitted EU proposal were among the 3 out of 32 competing entries that got through the second submission round, meaning that grants were given. A long process of setting up the logistics and securing the fulfilment of the initial concepts followed. Finally in February 2013 the kick-off of ‘Light.Touch.Matters‘ takes place. Light.Touch.Matters is a u
The work by Diffus Design in the field of design and innovative textiles is presented in Textiles, The Art of Mankind, a new book commissioned by Thames & Hudson and written by Mary Schoeser, specialist author in textiles. With 568pp, 1100 Illustrations in colour, this work is expected to become a major reference book celebrating the breath and depth of the textile field today. Diffus Design is pleased to be reco
Salone Internazionale del Mobile has an overall geometric repetitive pattern of circular discs, but every disc has is’t own story to tell and it’s own micro environment to relate to. So as Charles Eames said in his film The Architect and the Painter: “The details are not details, They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give t
It is part of Moving Materials, a travelling exhibition showing the newest trends and topics in the state-of-the-art materials and the results of innovative applications and processes. The exhibition has been developed by “Material Sense” for the European project PROUD. Location: Capital D, Design Innovation Space, Torenallee 22-08, Eindhoven. From october 2o to 27. Get the press release
How and to which extend do innovative, intelligent and high-tech materials contribute to the development of new products for a better life and a sounder environment? Are there examples for significant projects, where the choice of materials plays an essential role and leads to an improved quality of life and a sustainable development regarding environmental issues? In order to discuss this, the Design Zentrum Nordrhe
“Material matters, new materials in Design“, edited by Black Dog, is now available for purchase. Also by Phaidon press, the beautiful book “Vitamin green“, also called “the definitive book on contemporary sustainable design and architecture from around the world” featuring “over 100 buildings, landscapes and products nominated by an international roster of influential archite
Diffus is guest during the BARCELONA FASHION WEEK at LLUNATICS080 The 10th of july, we willl present a lecture at Palau Reial Pedralbes. The program is available here. Furthermore during all the week, we will expose at the Medusa pavilion.
From May 1st Uffe Egekvist will be strategic advisor at Diffus. Uffe has great experience in strategic planning, company growth, contracts and negotiations and we have great expectations for our future collaboration.
The “UV-Dress”, the “Climate dress” and the “Solar Bag” played a central role while princess Mary actively participated in a exhibition about Climate, environment and health issues. Our work with Smart textiles triggered curiosity at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen. Also curiosity from princess Mary which enthusiastically asked many questions while she got introduced to our latest
The Exhibition “Health Environment Climate” will take place the 25th of April 2012 from 2pm to 5pm at the Royal Danish Opera. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will open the exhibition. For this event, Diffus was invited to create an artistic statement on contemporaneous environmental and climatic concerns. We teamed up with knowledge center Alexandra Institute to realize the “UV-Dress”, a dress made with a