Considerate Design

Considerate Design challenges traditional design processes to develop personalised fashion products

Who’s Involved

The Considerate Design Project is a collaboration between London College of Fashion, The Open University and The Engineering Design Centre at Cambridge University.

It is led by Principal Investigator Prof.Sandy Black (LCF) with Co-Investigator Dr.Claudia Eckert (The Open University).

Fatemeh Eskandarpur is our research associate who is working on the modelling of Considerate Design. The project is part of the research Initiative “Designing for the 21st Century” funded by the research councils AHRC and EPSRC.

Working on the three projects are:

1. “Personalised Knitwear” Prof.Sandy Black and Dr.Penelope Watkins, seamless garment knitting for comfort and personalised fit utilising advanced knitting technology.

2. “Bespoke Bags” Dr.Frances Geesin and Steven Harkin,  bespoke functional bags ergonomically designed to fit the body.

3. “Evolving Textiles” Philip Delamore and industry partners; Freedom of creation, Complex Matters, EOS, Warwick University, rapid manufacturing for pseudo-textile structures which conform to the body.

The project is part of the research initiative Designing for the 21st Century funded by the research councils AHRC and EPSRC.

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