A Conversation with Borre Akkersdijk on Incorporating Technology Into Textiles

Constantly finding new vistas of exploration through textiles, Amsterdam-based Borre Akkersdijk

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Constantly finding new vistas of exploration through textiles, Amsterdam-based Borre Akkersdijk shares his thoughts on wearable technology and innovations through his textile development studio byBorre. Though Akkersdijk’s research in textile development the eponymous label byBore was found. One of these innovations highlighted here include a special suit he developed for music, film and interactive media festival South by Southwest 2014. The suit was made using 3D knitting techniques to incorporate vibration and heat sensors into the fabric in order to track activity. See more of Borre’s work over at the byBorre website.

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