Oscar Tomico to Speak at the 2018 Conference on Design Principles & Practices

  • 2017-12-05

We are please to announce Oscar Tomico will be speaking at the Twelfth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices.

Dr. Oscar Tomico is head of the Design Engineering Bachelor's Degree Program at ELISAVA School of Design and Engineering and Assistant Professor of Industrial Design at Eindhoven University of Technology working on soft interactions for the Wearable Senses Lab. Current projects focus on the textile industry and involve stakeholders during the design process to create ultra-personalized smart textile services in the form of soft wearables. He is involved in research projects like ArcInTexETN (2015), CLICKNL Crafting Wearables (2013), and CRISP Smart Textile Services (2011). He has been a guest researcher and lecturer at Textile and Design Lab AUT (New Zealand), TaiwanTech (Taiwan), Swedish School of Textiles (Sweden), IAAC (Spain), and Aalto (Finland). He co-organized events like the Waag Careful Designs and Hypercrafting Fashion events (Amsterdam), Baltan Open Lab: Wearable Senses workshops (Eindhoven), Crafting Wearables (Arnhem), and DHUB smart services, smart production, and smart textiles (Barcelona). He curated exhibitions like “Systems Design - Eindhoven School” (DHUB, Barcelona), and “Smart Textiles – Wearable Services” (TextielMuseum, Tilburg).