Boston Globe: Wearables for All / Designing Clothes to Empower People with Unique Needs- August 2016

Boston Globe: Wearables for All / Designing Clothes to Empower People with Unique Needs- August 2016

Hi, I'm Grace.

Grace Jun is an American designer and creative technologist. She is best known for her leading role at  Open Style Lab as a wearables researcher for inclusive design and adaptive fashion. As the lab's current Executive Director, Grace leads the flagship summer program and projects focused on universal design, functional garments, or interactive exploration. She will be joining Parsons School of Design as Part-time Faculty this Fall of 2016.

For research publications please see here.

 

PRESS & MENTIONS

Boston Globe 

Fast Company 

Refinery29 

Parsons School of Design MFA DT

MIT News

 

 WORKSHOPS 

08/04

CATS Academy Workshop on Embedding Electronics into Fabric

07/23 

MIT Museum Idea Hub Workshop on Fabrics + Circuits

02/20

Dorkshop - Wearables Construction + Eray Carbajo (guest speaker)

03/06

Shape Changing Materials 3-day workshop with Noumena

12/21/15

Yonsei University: Circuit Design using Clothing Closures

 

 

EXHIBITIONS & TALKS

08/13 

Open Style Lab - "Fashionable Technology" final show at MIT Musuem

06/14 

Intel x Parsons Collab: Parsons Impact at South Street Seaport Museum in New York.

05/03

New York Accessibility & Inclusive Design - a11nyc meetup

05/06

Creative Technologies Symposium 3 at Columbia University TC

05/17

Thesis Exhibition at Parsons MFA Design + Technology

03/08

Forum for the Future, Second Skin: The Future and Sustainability of Wearable Technology

03/26

Harvard School of Education: Innovating for Equality Conference

02/24

RISD Alumni: Developing Wearable Tech