Professor Joanna Berzowska, a teacher at Concordia University in Montreal, has developed various items of clothing that incorporate technologies into the garment structure to stimulate...

Professor Joanna Berzowska, a teacher at Concordia University in Montreal, has developed various items of clothing that incorporate technologies into the garment structure to stimulate interaction between the clothes, the wearer and the world.

Twenty1f has a great report on four of her new ideas including: musical clothes such as pants that make a sound every time you take a step, memory outfits that record acts of physical intimacy using a microphone and a series of light-emitting diodes stitched across the front, ‘shape memory alloys’ integrated into dresses which can be programmed to have different shapes at different temperatures, and kinetic hemlines that go up and down on their own!

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