The Glasgow School of Art, UK


Wednesday 11th November 2015

10.00 Registration, tea and coffee

10.30 Welcome & Keynote Speaker 1

Carole Collet
Professor in Design for Sustainable Futures
Director Design & Living Systems Lab, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts

11.30 Research Papers Session 1

Strand A: Research and Teaching

The effectiveness of Design Thinking techniques to enhance undergraduate student learning
Jane Ritchie, University of Huddersfield
Dr Amanda Tinker, University of Huddersfield
Dr Jess Power, University of Huddersfield

Material Boundaries
Anne Marr, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
Rebecca Hoyes, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London

Taking Textiles out of the box: Short paper and handling workshop
Jill Rodgers, Norwich University of the Arts
Grainne Swann, Norwich University of the Arts

Strand B: Research and Teaching

Fashioning the Brand – a creative and commercial interpretation of the role of the brand in fashion
Stephen Wigley, University of Huddersfield

Life of the cloth: stories in the making
Clair Sweeney, University of Huddersfield

Slaying the Beast: Writing, Learning, Experiencing a Post-Dissertation World
Will Hoon, University of Northampton

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Keynote Speaker 2

Noa Raviv
Creative Director NOA RAVIV

14.30 Research Papers Session 2

Strand C: Sustainability and Society

Community voices in design practice: A case study of understanding older adults’ clothing needs for keeping warm at home
Alison Gwilt, Sheffield Hallam University
Catherine Homer, Sheffield Hallam University
Graeme Sherriff, University of Salford
Charmaine Childs, Sheffield Hallam University

From Counterfeit to Classroom
Angela Armstrong, Coventry University
Ann Muirhead, Coventry University

An Internet of Soft Things
Dr Amanda Briggs-Goode, Nottingham Trent University
Martha Glazzard, Nottingham Trent University
Sarah Walker, Nottingham Trent University

Strand D: Making and Technology

The Digital Revolution within Colour Trend Forecasting
Dr Julie King, University of Northampton

Drawn Together: A Conversation with the Collection. A digital auto-ethnographic study into the creative making process
Joanna Neil, University of Glasgow, University Centre, Blackburn College

Establishing new patterns for textile design
Natalie McLeod, Massey University

15.30 Break, tea and coffee

16.00 Keynote Speaker 3

Paul Simmons
Founder and Designer, Timorous Beasties

18.30 Civic Reception and Conference Dinner


Thursday 12th November 2015

9.45 Registration

10.00 Introduction & Keynote 4

Reiko Sudo
Professor Tokyo Zokei University, Design Director & Owner, Nuno Corporation

11.00 Break, tea and coffee

11.20 Research Papers Session 3

Strand E: Sustainability and Society

Colouring Outside the Lines: A cyclical design approach to sustainable coloured fashion and textiles
Dawn Ellams, Heriot Watt University

Appropriation, Ephemera and the Transformation of Waste
Matthew Taylor, University of Huddersfield
Jade Smith Whitson-Smith, University of Huddersfield

Clothing as Shelter
Kate Catterall, University of Texas at Austin

Solar Textiles: Something New Under the Sun
Marianne Fairbanks, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Strand F: Local and Global Communities

Making Waves: the Global Reach of a Cornish Village
Julie Ripley, University of Falmouth

Weaving DNA: An exploration of notions of identity and the re-appropriation of textiles
Claire Anderson, Studio Claire Anderson
Hanna Dís Whitehead, Studio Hanna Dís Whitehead

“Does anyone have a pattern for a sombrero to fit a crochet monkey?”
Knit and crochet amateurs sharing making in online / offline crafting communities
Alison Mayne, Sheffield Hallam University

The Body of Nursing as seen through the NHS Nursing Uniform
Laura Hardingham, Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University
Rachel Heeley, Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Research Papers Session 4

Strand G: Creative Practice and Theory

Practicing what we preach
Dr Karen Shah, University of Huddersfield

The Progress of Creative Pattern Cutting
Dr Kevin Almond, University of Huddersfield

The Problems with the Extended Sleeves Style of Post-War Dress
Helen Burbidge, De Montfort University

The Wear Project
Nadia Malik, University of Huddersfield

Strand H: Education and Industry

Stitched together – Community learning, collaborative making
Hannah Maughan, Falmouth University
Dr Fiona Hackney, Co-Producing CARE: Community Asset-based Research & Enterprise

Changing Roles while Staying Put: Diverse Roles Demands within Fashion and Textiles Fuel for Portfolio Working within The Entrepreneurial Age
Sonia Gregory, Nottingham Trent University

Fashion Education in Brazil
Dr Luz Garcia Neira, Universidade Anhembi Morumbi

Open to change: slowing down to explore and innovate
Nicola Redmore, University of Huddersfield

Are masters level fashion students better prepared for Industry than undergraduate students?
Carol Harris, Savannah College of Art and Design

15.00 Break, tea and coffee

15.30 Research Papers Session 5

Strand I: Making and Technology

Cutting you coat according to your cloth
Lindy Richardson, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh

Second Skin Iterations: Programmes and Prototypes
Josie Steed, Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University
Sue Fairburn,Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University

Animating Fashion Design Concepts
Kathryn McKelvey, Northumbria University

Strand J: Historical and Contemporary Practices

Innovation through Interpretation: Investigating indigenous and historical material culture as a design tool
Lydia Bartlett, Norwich University of the Arts

The Banner as Representation of Identity and Community
Fiona Raeside-Elliott, Northumbria University

‘smocking is evil?’ unpicking and rebinding
Les Bicknell, Norwich University of the Arts

16.20 Mackintosh at GSA Tour (optional)

17.00 Close

To download the Programme as a PDF please click here.