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  • Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Steed, Josie; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Robertson, Sara; McIntyre, Lisa; Cruickshank, Leila; Scott, Kirsty (Robert Gordon University., 2012)
    MALINS, J., STEED, J., FAIRBURN, S., ROBERTSON, S., MCINTYRE, L., CRUICKSHANK, L. and SCOTT, K., 2012. Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    A report prepared for the Scottish Government on behalf of the Scottish Academy of Fashion, which examines the potential of new textiles solutions for health applications. Following a Sandpit event hosted by the Scottish ...
  • Hand knitting in a digital era. 

    Steed, Josie (Bloomsbury http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/crafting-textiles-in-the-digital-age-9781474286206/, 2016-09-08)
    STEED, J. 2016. Hand knitting in a digital era. In Nimkulrat, N., Kane, F. and Walton, K. (eds.) Crafting textiles in the digital age. London: Bloomsbury, part 3, chapter 9.
    This chapter seeks to develop an argument for a more nuanced language in our critical understanding of the cultural and contextual significance of hand knitting within contemporary craft practice, towards developing a ...
  • Second skin iterations: programmes and prototypes. 

    Steed, Josie; Fairburn, Sue (Association of Degree Courses in Fashion and Textiles, 2015-11-11)
    STEED, J. and FAIRBURN, S. 2015. Second skin iterations: programmes and prototypes. In the Proceedings of Futurescan 3: intersecting identities, 11-12 November 2015, Glasgow, UK.
    As an emerging area of research, blending science, technology, design: product, textiles and fashion, this paper speculates on ways to use 3D realisation and embedded technologies to address and enhance our ability to ...
  • Textile lab: connecting design innovation with manufacture. 

    Steed, Josie (Robert Gordon University. http://ead09.rgu.ac.uk/Papers/081.pdf, 2009-04)
    STEED, J., 2009. Textile lab: connecting design innovation with manufacture. In: Design Connexity: 8th European Academy of Design Conference (EAD08). [online] 1-3 April 2009. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 442-447. Available from: http://ead09.rgu.ac.uk/Papers/081.pdf [Accessed 12 September 2014]
    This paper reports on the Textile Lab project as a case study focusing on the role of design innovation in relation to the challenges facing today’s Scottish textile manufacturing industry. This research aims to explore ...
  • Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. 

    Steed, Josie (Plymouth College of Art http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/journalvol2/pdf/Steed_Josephine.pdf, 2012)
    STEED, J., 2012. Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. Making Futures, 2, pp. 297-306.
    Knitting is embedded within our culture and navigates between practice, artefact, and narrative, acting as a rich metaphor for social change (Hemmings, 2010). Knitting can transcend traditional boundaries of craft practice ...