Fashion Futures: fashion design and making in the 21st century
Dr. Veronika Kapsali, Research and Innovation Director, MMT Textiles Ltd. Reader Materials Technology and Design, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London
This talk investigates how digital and material technologies are redefining the fashion industry and addressing global challenges such as sustainability and an ageing population.
Dr. Veronika Kapsali
Veronika is a Reader in Material Technology and Design at LCF where she is developing novel biomimetic approaches to design and innovation within the textile industry that intersect biology, material engineering and textile design. Her practice intersects academic and manufacturing sectors both within her role as Reader and as co-director of MMT Textiles Limited and inventor of INOTEK TM (an award winning biomimetic textile platform that draws on ambient moisture to trigger reversible mechanical changes in the fabric structure, typically for advanced moisture and insulation management). Veronika is also a bestselling author in industrial design and consults extensively with private and public organizations in material science, textile technology, functional apparel and fashion tech.