Research department/group

Interactive Textiles

In the field of electronic textiles and Wearable Technology, Interactive Textiles is at the forefront of concept development for practical application. Through our research we design and analyse wearable interfaces, utilising a diverse range of textile materials and production techniques. Our design approach includes methods from participatory design, involving prospective users in all stages of the process.


Main research topics:

-       Wearable Technology and e-Textiles

-       Human-Computer-Interaction

-       Design Methods

-       Social Sustainability

-       Gender- and Diversity-Aspects in Wearable Technology


Head: Prof. Dr. Gesche Joost


DFKI Projektbüro Berlin
Alt-Moabit 91c
10559 Berlin

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