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Finalising the CREATIF EU-project

May 19th marked the ending of our 3 year EU-research project CREATIF. The project managed to build a printer that is able to print smart inks on fabric. The printer and a special designed design tools developed through CREATIF have enabled us to design with interactive surfaces in a completely new way. With the CREATIF tools we have support in the whole process from early ideas to the final print and from interaction sketching to actual coding for the interaction to happen. This helps in our existing...

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Diffus wins Architizer A+Awards Special Mention

ELAC (Embroidered Light for Acoustic Ceilings) has received a Special Mention in the Architizer A+Awards within the “Products” category. Architizer A+Awards are the largest awards programme focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products. Its mission is to nurture the appreciation of meaningful architecture in the world and champion its potential for a positive impact on everyday life. “The Special Mention distinction is awarded to work that exhibits remarkable...

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Diffus wins Designboom + LG Light design competition

Organized by Designboom and co-hosted by LG Display, the light design competition with the theme ‘You dream, we light’ saw 2.700 applications from 60 countries submitting their ideas. After extensive discussion among the distinguished members of the judging panel, 5 finalists were selected based on their potential contribution to design innovation and their ability to enrich society. And the first price winner is…Diffus Design! Diffus Design, together with Ecophon/Saint-Gobain created ELAC (Embroidered...

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Diffus hacking the Chinese hackers

In 2015 , the Chinese government introduced the idea of mass entrepreneurship as a new engine of economic growth. The new maker culture already flourishing on the asian east cost became a de facto strategic area of investment for this new political vision. Molly Price, associate partner at Diffus Design, will be part of an UK team of 9 researchers and designers staying in Shenzen, Shanghai and Xiamen in order to gather an “inside knowledge” of those swift developments. During the month of october...

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Wearable Technology in the Time of Global Warming

Presented at ISEA 2015 in Vancouver by prof. Susan Elizabeth Ryan from Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana: A lecture mentioning our work. “Some designers of ironic technological clothes focus on the external relationships between wearers and their environment (…). Diffus Design’s Climate Dress (…), uses conductive thread embroidery, LilyPad Arduino, sensor, and LEDs. It illuminates in accordance with CO2 concentrations in the ambient air, so the dress is a platform for environmental...

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Visit us at Techtextil, Frankfurt

We look forward to present you our current projects and discuss with you future collaborations. You will find us at Hall 6.1, stand B17 at Techtextil, Frankfurt , 4-7 may. Services that we provide internationally: – Workshops: Inspiration, jump-start of new projects. knowledge transfer, creative methods… – Consultancy for existing R&D divisions – Consultancy as external R&D divisions – Design missions Participation at Techtextil is sponsored by the Danish Council of Arts

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New book revealing the design process of spacEmotion

Textiles, innovations et matières actives is the latest book by Florence Bost and Guillermo Crosetto. The book focuses on pioneering design projects involving ‘active textiles’. It reveals some of the main challenges occurring when designing within uncharted territories as it is often the case when working with technologic textiles. Diffus is very flattered to be featured in this enlightening book and is pleased that the authors have aknowledged the programatic richness of SpacEmotion (formally...

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Garments of Paradise

Diffus Design is part of this beautiful book by Susan E. Ryan published by the MIT Press and we are very honored to be on the frontage. The book is a significant contribution to the history, thoughts and theories on wearable technology. Christiane Paul, adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art is acclaiming Ryans latest book: “Garments of Paradise gives an impressive overview of wearable technology as an evolving set of ideas within a range of historical and social...

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New video starring our Interactive Sample Book

Sample Book by Diffus Design This Sample Book is a collection of interactive textiles that demonstrate aesthetically and interactive functionalities from various projects made by Diffus Design. Each page tells a specific story on its own hand and each page has a connection to the line of products made since 2008. By bringing together the product line in this Sample Book we aim to stimulate the senses and to inspire designers, architects and others to design with new and smart materials. The focus...

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SpaceEmotion at Moving Materials Virtual

Diffus Design have been participating in the touring exhibition Moving Materials and now there is a Virtual version online! SpacEmotion was selected among the 100 participating materials of Moving Materials to be visualised in 3D within the new exhibition ‘Moving Materials Virtual’! You can visit the new website, database and exhibition via: www.movingmaterials.eu. Direct link:  SpacEmotion from Diffus Design. Besides the virtual exhibition SpaceEmotion will also be added to the Material Sense...

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