Smart textiles from research to products


Wednesday 20th April 2016

13:45 - 14:45 CEST

Presentation Area next to the PERFORMANCE FORUM

Creating an approach to the design of smart textiles is almost a design process itself. The next step is how to integrate the smart textiles into product design, putting attention to the right balance between knowledge of the market, technology and creativity. Shaping ideas to become practical and aiming at attractive propositions for users or customers.

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About the orator

Ms Anne-Marie van Hoof


Creative Director

Anne-Marie van Hoof runs 4-OPTIONS. She is a targeted ambitious entrepreneurial textile expert who connects technology with creativity. She helps to understand the possibilities of textile in every aspect of product and production process and creates custom made textile concepts, practical sourcing manuals, educates and connects with suppliers. Important 4-OPTIONS tools are the up to date textile library and the self-developed textile innovation model.

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