Origami & Fabrication
* Images courtesy of Dezeen.com
The rise of smart textiles through the creation process of materials and in the creation of new design forms, are exemplified by fashion designer, Issey Miyake. He has "developed a new technique for folding fabric into origami patterns," called 3D Stretch Seam.
Similar smart textiles are seen at Aalto University here: http://smarttextiles.se/en/thermochromic-workshop-aalto-university/