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Wearable Technology

Learn the basics of Arduino coding and electronic textiles in this hands-on workshop.

What to expect

Join designer Giulia Tomasello and enter the world of wearable technology. Learn the basics of Auduino coding, electronics and programming for electronic sensors.

Combine traditional textile techniques with new technologies and produce your own proto-type to take away. Coding will be completed using open-source platforms, so you can continue to develop your projects at home.

All materials will be provided as a part of the workshop and no prior knowledge or experience of coding or textiles will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops if they have one, although this is not essential.

Participants also have access to the Design Museum’s current exhibition Moving to Mars on the day of the workshop.

This workshop is part of Coded Bodies, an ongoing series of workshops developed by Giulia Tomasello in wearable technology and soft-textiles.

Booking information

Members: £75
Adult: £90
Student/concession: £75

Facilitator

Rahel Zoller

Giulia Tomasello is a designer innovating in women’s healthcare combining biotechnology and interactive wearables. She is winner of the Re-FREAM and STARTS Prizes, both awarded from EU Horizon 2020 for her projects Alma and Future Flora. Currently Giulia is a visiting lecturer at Politecnico of Milano.

Related exhibition

Moving to Mars

The journey to the Red Planet has become one of the great challenges of our time. Through immersive recreations and new commissions, discover how every detail of this extraordinary mission must be designed.