Technology Review published a portrait of Maggie Orth, founder of International Fashion Machines , a company that researches and creates interactive textiles that can change color, broadcast and receive radio signals, or act as keyboards under one’s fingertips.
What’s special about her work is that it goes beyong the techno trend to reach pure aethetics. “You can’t just dump information and technology into people’s personal spaces. It has to be beautiful or people won’t want it,” she says.
Much more in Technology Review.