SABINE SEYMOUR / moondial.com
Sabine Seymour is an entrepreneur and researcher who focuses on the next generation of wearables and the intertwining of aesthetics and function in garments. Described as an innovator in her field, Seymour has been involved in wearables for almost two decades. She is the Founder and CEO of Moondial, a consultancy that works with Fortune 500 companies worldwide to invent new products, examine manufacturing processes, and build prototypes. Recently, she founded the soft computation start-up Moonlab to serve the need for a truly seamless sensor system for clothing.
Seymour was previously a visiting researcher for Computational Cellulose at Aalto University, Helsinki; a curator of the MAK Fashion Lab at the Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna; a codirector of the research project BODYMetaphor at the New School, New York; and a steering committee member for Zero Power Smart Fashion, New York. She has authored the successful books Fashionable Technology, The Intersection of Design, Fashion, Science, and Technology and Functional Aesthetics.
Currently, Seymour chairs the Rockefeller Foundation Grant–funded project Computational Fashion at Eyebeam Art+Technology Center, New York, and is Assistant Professor of Fashionable Technology at Parsons the New School for Design, New York. She also serves as an adviser and jury member. Seymour has received numerous grants and awards, including the Michael Kalil Endowment for Smart Design Fellowship.
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