About the book

Functional Aesthetics
Visions in Fashionable Technology
by Sabine Seymour

Functional Aesthetics, the sequel to Seymour’s highly acclaimed book Fashionable Technology (Springer 2008), explores state-of-the-art artistic and design examples with a focus on their aesthetic and functional aspects. Chapters such as Context as Prerequisite, Body Sculpture, or Transparent Sustainability provide in-depth studies of visionary projects between the poles of fashion, design, technology, and sciences, which could stimulate new developments in the blossoming field of Fashionable Technology. The book also includes relevant information on DIY resources, publications, inspirations, and much more.

Graphic Design: Mahir Mustafa Yavuz
Research Assistance: Ricardo O'Nascimento
Copyediting & Proof Reading:
Peter Blakeney & Christine Schöffler

ISBN 978-3-7091-0311-3

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About the Author

Sabine Seymour

Dr. Sabine Seymour is an innovator and trend spotter who focuses on next generation ‘wearables’ and the intersection between aesthetics and function. She is the chief creative officer of her company Moondial, which develops fashionable wearables and consults on fashionable technology to companies worldwide.

Sabine is the director of the Fashionable Technology Lab at Parsons The New School for Design in New York and educates at numerous institutions worldwide, including the University of Arts and Industrial Design in Linz, Austria. Sabine serves as a jury and editorial review board member for many renowned institutions, conferences, and publications. She is widely published and curates, exhibits, and lectures internationally. She has received numerous grants and awards.



Press: press [at] moondial.com
Lectures and curatorial: moon [at] moondial.com


Fashionable Technology Event Series presents
Functional Aesthetics
November 19, 2010
Parsons The New School for Design & Eyebeam
Fashionable Technology Event Series


Press Kit

The press kit includes the press release, images of the book, and photos of Sabine Seymour.

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