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Finalising the CREATIF EU-project

May 19th marked the ending of our 3 year EU-research project CREATIF. The project managed to build a printer that is able to print smart inks on fabric. The printer and a special designed design tools developed through CREATIF have enabled us to design with interactive surfaces in a completely new way. With the CREATIF tools we have support in the whole process from early ideas to the final print and from interaction
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CREATIF Press release, end of year 1

CREATIF allows smart fabric printing directly from a designer´s drawing  The CREATIF project will allow creative designers to convert their design drawings directly into smart fabrics using printing technology without the need for specialist electronics or smart fabric expertise. Three creative partners; Base Structures (UK), Diffus Design (DK) and Zaha Hadid Architects (UK) collaborate in the project with four techn
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Article in Textiles Quarterly Magazine

Molly Price, our GB-based associate partner, have written an article on our work in relation to the worldwide development in smart materials and the article is now published in the printed and online magazine Textiles. Textiles was purchased and first published by The Textile Institute in 1990 with the aim of educating individuals interested in textiles, including clothing and footwear. Since then it has been reposit
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New book revealing the design process of spacEmotion

Textiles, innovations et matières actives is the latest book by Florence Bost and Guillermo Crosetto. The book focuses on pioneering design projects involving ‘active textiles’. It reveals some of the main challenges occurring when designing within uncharted territories as it is often the case when working with technologic textiles. Diffus is very flattered to be featured in this enlightening book and is
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‘Smart Flexibility’ in Barcelona

Diffus is participating in the exhibition «Smart Flexibility» from 25 June – 16 November The exhibition is at FAD (Edifici Disseny Hub Barcelona) / Pl. de les Glòries, 37–38 and is organized by Materfad It is an exhibition that uncovers structures and materials capable of developing sensitivity and adapting their shape to the surroundings. The exhibition brings together projects from all over the world that allow us
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Eclipse Solar Bag on Hardwired 2.0

Our Solar Bag is featured on the newest episode of Hardwired 2.0 an influential online channel that is part of AOL (America Online). The host of the show iJustine (A.K.A Justine Ezarik) is a one-woman new media phenomenon: Techie, Gamer, Vlogger, and Digital Influencer. She is one of the top personalities on YouTube amassing over 3 million subscribers across her channels, more than 1.5 million Twitter followers and h
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New video starring our Interactive Sample Book

Sample Book by Diffus Design This Sample Book is a collection of interactive textiles that demonstrate aesthetically and interactive functionalities from various projects made by Diffus Design. Each page tells a specific story on its own hand and each page has a connection to the line of products made since 2008. By bringing together the product line in this Sample Book we aim to stimulate the senses and to inspire d
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Kent State Museum exhibiting “Eclipse” until August

…and a beautiful catalogue is now available for download! The Kent State Univeristy Museum is exhibiting our Solar Bag “Eclipse“, until August 31th at the Expo “Shifting Paradigm” (shiftingparadigmsksu.com/exhibition/technology). The Exhibition also shows items made by Studio Roosegaarde, Zaha Hadid, Alexandre Mc Queen, Valerie lamontagne, Studio Koya, Cute Circuit, nervous system and mo
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CREATIF Press release

CREATIF collaboration aims to revolutionise ‘smart’ fabric production Imagine that you could print touch sensors and active light directly on fabric – if your fabric could be turned into an interactive surface with different inputs and outputs printed in one go, on one surface. October 1st 2013 the EU-project, CREATIF, was kicked off. CREATIF is a unique project that strives to make this imagination possible. T
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Diffus did it again! New smart textile project funded by EU

October 1st our second exciting EU-project – CREATIF – is kicked off where Diffus will be one of three creative partners together with Base Structures (UK) and Zaha Hadid Architects (UK). Technical and research based partners are Grafixoft (BG), Institut für Textiltechnik Aachen (DE), University of Southampton (UK) and Ardeje (FR).   The CREATIF project is based in the area of smart textiles and aims
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