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TALK100 Session 6

Fri 21 2015 @ 13:00 - 14:30
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  • Venue:   Watershed, Jubilee Hall 1, V&A Waterfront
  • Event Host:   Open Design
  • Admission:   R50
  • Contact: Open Design, info@opendesignct.com

About the event:

About TALK100  

A series of lunchtime talks open to everyone interested in bringing positive change to their communities, cities and working environments. A panel of industry professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs share insights and experiences with a diverse audience of the public and the design industry. An open informal discussion gives the audience a chance to participate.

Get comfortable, share ideas and network.

TALK100 Session 6 

TEXTILES, TECHNOLOGY, OPEN SOURCE AND CNC MACHINES  

JoAnne Kowalski is a textile designer and coder. Based in Copenhagen, she has devised a way to embed electronics into textiles. She talks about her work in fusing production with art and design.

Phil Goodwin is a skilled product development practitioner and Product Director for emerging markets at Bullitt Group. He was instrumental in establishing in-house product design and development capabilities at Freeplay Energy, bringing over 30 products to market. His award-winning designs include the fetal heart rate monitor that won the 2009 INDEX: Design to Improve Life ® and the Lifeplayer MP3, used for education purposes in under-resourced communities.

Morten Ydefeldt is an industrial designer, professional maker and owner of ydefeldt.com. He believes strongly in the open-source way of thinking and working, and developing open-source designs for computer numerical control (CNC) machines. He is trained in traditional industrial design, and combines that with a good understanding of software development, electronics and CNC machining.

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Location: Watershed, Jubilee Hall 1, V&A Waterfront
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