Couturier and the Art of Survival: A Technologist's Guide

A compendium of techniques and principles designed and written for a future scenario in which couturiers and their disciplines are faced with an extinction.

Submitted and showcased as part of the 2016 Postgraduate Degree Exhibition at Ravensbourne. It is a compendium written and designed for a hypothetical scenario in the future which contains technical instructions as well as philosophical indoctrinations in order to ensure the survival of the couturier and their discipline.

Team Credits

Farid Akmal bin Karim

  • Message
  • Fashion Designer

Amelie Scharffetter

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  • Graphic Designer
  • Nearly Normal, Meanwhile-studio, Gestalten, Georg Meyer Wiel, Bcollide, Michael Azu, Wear Magazine

Ana Cuba

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  • Ravensbourne


    • Design & Creative

Project Tags

  • Design fiction
  • fashion design
  • wearable futures
  • Speculative Design
  • Couture
  • construction
  • instructions
  • Wearable Technology
  • concept design