The Ideas Team – Clothes that Entertain

This solution was partly inspired by a need to find subtle ways to entertain individuals through adapting clothing. A way of capturing interestAn entertaining jumpsuit through work with light and texture.

Artists Yvonne Mullock and Ciara Phillips investigated how clothing could be used to entertain even when care staff were very busy. Garments are not intended to replace human interaction, but as a way to get people to interact with each other.

For more information on how advanced circuitry carrying power, data or sensory interfaces can be built into wash and wearable clothing, see http://web.media.mit.edu/~rehmi/fabric/

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