March 9, 2010. Homegrown Harvest: Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray tend to Brooklyn’s first window farm. This form of urban agriculture is catching on in cities around the world, as downtown farmers go online to share techniques for growing greens indoors.
Sabine Seymour focuses on ‚the next generation wearables‘ and the intertwining of aesthetics and function. She is described as being an innovator, visionary, trend setting, holistic in her approach, and a lateral thinker.
In 1998 Sabine found Moondial Inc in New York, which resulted from her research and role as an educator, and her previous engagements with Razorfish, R/GA, and Hewlett-Packard. Projects focus on fashion, design, branding, and technology. They include prototypes for intelligent clothing, concepts and creative direction for online or networked environments, strategies for the integration of wireless technologies in clothing and equipment, go-to-market strategies for wearable products, and trend scouting. Since 2005 Moondial is based in Vienna with an office in New York.
Syuzi Pakhchyan is a media designer and tinkerer working and residing in Los Angeles. She received her MFA in Media Design from the Art Center College of Design. Her MFA thesis titled SparkLab investigates the intersection between culture, technology and craft. Her designs explore and encourage ludic activities that celebrate the quirky and speculative, and reflect personal experiences and cultural narratives. Currently she is working as a freelance Media and Interaction Design Consultant and teaches a robotics class to children.