Behnaz Farahi is changing the fashion world by emotional interactive clothing
Later City News: What if our clothing could detect the movement and emotions of those around us? How technology expands our sensory experience and influences our social interactions? And in what ways our clothing could become a form of non-verbal communication, expressing through a color and texture change?
Behnaz Farahi is a designer, creative technologist, and critical maker working at the intersection of fashion, architecture, and interactive design. Trained as an architect, she explores the potential of interactive environments and their relationship to the human body.
Her goal is to enhance the interaction between human beings and the built environment by following morphological, and behavioral principles inspired by natural systems. Her work addresses critical issues such as emotion, bodily perception, and social interaction. She specializes in computational design, interactive technologies, additive manufacturing, and digital fabrication technologies.