Open Softwear – a book about fashionable prototyping

Wearable electronic designer and crafter just got a new, fabulous source of information and inspiration from Open Softwear and it’s authors Tony Olsson, David Gaetano, Jonas Odhner, Samson Wiklund. Open Softwear is a book about Arduino boards, conductive fabric, resistive thread, soft buttons, LEDs, and other things specifically targeted towards wearable electronic prototyping. The eBook…

Fashion Geek book launch

The wait is over, Diana Eng invites to her book launch party with Haute Tech fashion show tomorrow, March 19, in NYC. Fashion Geek: Clothes Accessories Tech is shipping now, get your copy and indulge into the many projects the content table of the book lists like ‘Get-the-Message Bag’, ‘Light-up Petal Purse’, ‘Headphone Hoodie’, ‘Lightning…

New books about Wearable Electronic

While ordering my copy of Switch Craft: Battery-Powered Crafts to Make and Sewby Alison Lewis which started shipping two days ago I stumbled upon two other upcoming books from Diana Eng due to be launched in the first quarter of 2009. The first one is TechStyle: Create Wired Wearables and Geeky Gear in cooperation with…

Book preview: Fashionable Technology

Usually we do book reviews but today we are ahead of time and bring a book preview. Reading the description of Sabine Seymour’s upcoming book – ‘Fashionable Technology: The Intersection of Design, Fashion, Science and Technology’ I went straight ahead for a pre-order. Sabine Seymour offers in her book an up-to-date look on the interplay…

Techno Textiles 2 – Book review

Summer time is a great reading time. Lying on the beach, the pool or siting in the park (always with the Juice Bag next to me) is the best way to relax and reflect. Although Techno Textiles 2: Revolutionary Fabrics for Fashion and Designis not a new book, I like to re-read it and get…