Smart textiles and wearable tech with Interwoven Design Group…
Loving fabric, a tool for athletics, and what a wearable can be
Pailes-Friedman discusses specializing in wearable tech and smart textiles, how she loves fabric and worked for years with athletes for their clothing, looking at clothing as a tool for athletics. How she started working in smart textiles beyond clothing to objects that measure biometrics, wrote “Smart Textiles for Designers”, and is looking at what a wearable can and should be, with a focus on making life better.
A glove, a TV show, and Mars
A weightlifting glove, a stint on reality TV with “America’s Greatest Makers”, a prediction that we won’t always be carrying a phone in hand, working on getting people to Mars, working on spacesuits, and the critical nature of collaboration.
Students and professors, trust, and a superpower
Personal questions with “Remnants” reveal meaningful moments with students, trust between professors and students, and a superpower.