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THE SMART TWIST OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGN - LONDON


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BRANDS

LFLECT - The Reflective Fashion Brand

ECOLORIUM- Emporium of color and ecofriendly products

ZIPPYKIT- The smart materials toy specialist

AUGMENDIT- Upcycling through digital Augmentation


AWARDS


First Price "Best Use of Materials" Blueprint 2009

First Price "Nesta Grant Award for Innovation" Nesta Starter for six 2009

First Price "Technical Professional Jewellery" FAD 2007

Commendation "UK Young Creative Entrepreneur" British Council 2009

Second Price "Sustainability Next Top Model" Do the Green Thing 2010

Second Price "New Creative Ventures" London Business School 2006

Third Price "Eco price for creativity" EcoPrice Scotland 2007

BACKGROUND

Founded by Elena Corchero - Innovation Strategist

Expert on wearable technologies and smart materials

Former MIT Media Lab Europe Research Associate

Former Distance Lab Senior Research Associate

Alumni MA Textile Futures Central St Martins College

Founder of the term Technology Artisan




COMMISSIONS

Aug'12
London Olympics: Rio handover

Commission: Lighting Animation design for Moritz Waldemeyer

Jul'12
London: Trafalgar Square

Commission: Nelson wears LFLECT with Lock & Co

May'12
Ireland: Dublin

Commission: The Guinness Monument - Made of More

Mar'12
USA: Miami

Contributor: Video Bikini by Moritz Waldemeyer

Nov'10
UK: London

Lost Values at Design Bazzar Portobello

Oct'10
Design Museum Shop: London

LFLECT collection available at London Design Museum

Sep'10
Design Museum Shop: London

U&V color changing pins at London Design Museum

Sep'10
Kronborg Castle Shop: Copenhagen

LFLECT 'Hamlet' Scarves in Kronborg Castle Museum

Aug'10
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Shop: Copenhagen

Lost Values debuts collection in Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Jul'10
Clerkenwell: London

Lost Values Pop-Up Shop in Clerkenwell

Mar'10
UK:London

Lost Values & MAHSO launch LFLECT T-shirts

Feb'10
UK: London

Retail Saatchi Gallery

Feb'10
UK: London Fashion Week

Glow in the dark Knitwear collection

Jan'10
UK: London

TypeWear project — Type a Scarf project

Nov'09
UK: London

Retail Bobbin Bicycles Boutique

Sep'09
UK: London

Interior Design and Lighting for MYLA Notting Hill

29 May'08
SPAIN: Barcelona

Coronation commission
FAD Enjoia't 08

25 –29 Feb'08
ITALY: Milan


Smart Accessories Exhibition Milan Fashion Week MICAM

25 Aug '07
UK: London

Saturday at the Round House, 2-5pm. Latest designs from young designers followed by discussions and feedback with industry professionals from both design and retail backgrounds.

20 May'06
ITALY: Pisa

Future Fashion catwalk by Cute Circuit

TALKS

06 Jun'13
London College of Fashion

Guest speaker: Fashion Technology

11 Mar'13
London, Google Campus

Guest speaker: Dreamstake Female Founders

28 Jun'12
UK: London, Apple Regent St

Guest speaker: WOW Talks

22 Jun'12
UK: Create, Brighton

Guest speaker: Glug Brighton

29 Feb'12
UK: The Hub, London

Guest speaker: WOW Talks

Feb'12
UK: V&A London

Guest speaker: MakersGuild at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Nov'11
SPAIN: Barcelona

Guest speaker: Teixint el futur

Sep'11
UK: TENT London

Invited by JJAMcollective

Jul'11
UK: The Kingston Museum

Showcase at the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

May'11
UK: Bucks New University

Guest Speaker: Technology Artisan Talk at Bucks New University sponsored by NADFAS

Mar'11
SPAIN: Santander

Creativity & Innovation in Business Conference

02 Feb'11
UK: Nottingham

Guest Speaker: Technology VS Craft Conference by The Trend Boutique

09 Dec'10
Guest Speaker: Westminster University London

Invited by Pete Silver & Will McLean

Sep'10
Tent Exhibition: Shoreditch London

Elena Corchero & JJAM at London Design Week's TENT

Jul'10
CCA Glasgow

Elena Corchero Cryptic Nights Talk at CCA

July'10
Cambridge: UK

Lost Values stars in Cyclodelic Fashion Show

June'10
Cockpit Arts: London

Lost Values holds Summer Open Studio

23 March '10
UK: London

WOW Talks

08 – 18 Oct'09
Lost Values Stand Bangkok: Thailand

Young Creative Entrepreneurs British Council

08 – 11 Oct'09
LFLECT Stand London: UK

Cycle Show

24 – 27 Sep'09
100% Design London: UK

The Bike Feature by JAM Design

16 Jul – 13 Dec'09
Disseny HUB Barcelona: Spain

The Souvenir Effect: Travel fetishes, beyond the clichs

15 Jan'09
UK: London

At BETT: Learning creatively through technology

19 Sep – 30 Sep'08
SPAIN: Barcelona

Solo Exhibition
G de Joyas Gallery

25 Apr – 25 Jul'08
IRELAND: Dublin

Techno Threads exhibition

Nov'07 – Feb'08
China: Shanghai, Jinhan Guangzhou, Chongqing

Climate Cool Touring exhibition by ReDesign for British Council

30 Jan'08
USA: Boston

Seamless technology catwalk Museum of Science

19 – 28 Oct'07
UK: Newcastle

Contains exhibition by ReDesign

03 – 29 Oct'07
UK: London

Saving Planet Earth exhibition at ICA

06 Aug'07
USA: San Diego

Unravel technology catwalk Siggraph 07

18 May'07
Ukraine: Chernivtsi

Guest Speaker Trade and Economics institute

31 Jul'06
USA: Boston

Siggraph Unravel technology catwalk

PUBLICATIONS

May'13
Worldwide: Online

LFLECT featured in VELOJOY New York

Apr'12
Worldwide: Online

LFLECT featured at MOCOLOCO

Jan'12
Worldwide: Online

Lost Values new product

Dec'11
UK: Nationwide

LFLECT Collection featured at Time Out London

Oct'10
UK & US Release

Elena Corchero in 'Functional Aesthetics' by Sabine Seymour

June'10
UK: Nationwide

Lost Values' Zippy Kits feature in Vogue

Jan'10
Blueprint magazine

25 that will change design and architecture in 2010

Jul'09
Easyjet inflight magazine

Eco-Fashion Goes Solar

Feb'09
USA Magazine

Natural Home magazine

Nov'08
Batsford Publishing

Trends 09/10: Forecasting
with Central Saint Martins
Book by Kevin Tallon

Oct'08
Laurence King Publishing

Textiles Now

May '08
Book launch

Fashionable Technology by Sabine Seymour

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GERMANY Magazine

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Magazine

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13 Aug'07
UK Newspaper

The Guardian

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UK BBC NEWS

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HONORS

23 – Jan'12
SCOTLAND: Glasgow

Invited lecture at Center for Design Innovation at Glawgow School of Art

Jul – Dec'11
UK: London

Researcher at Global Design Resources

23 – 26 Jan'11
UK: Birmingham

National Exhibition Center: Designers Block Interiors 2011

Sep'10
UK: London

LFLECT Lace: Sustainability Award 2nd Place

Jun'10
Springwise: Online

Springwise Article on Lost Values

Oct'09
WGSN: Worldwide

WGSN Publishes Trend Report on Lost Values

24 Sep'09
100% Design London — "Best use of Materials" award

BLUEPRINT Magazine

24 Jul'09
NESTA Grant Award for Innovation

Nesta Starter For Six Program

21 Feb'09
UK: London Fashion Week

UK Young Fashion Entrepreneur of the year. British Council commendation

29 Nov – 12 Dec'08
INDIA: New Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad

Research visit with British Council

11 Dec'07
CZHEC REBUBLIC: Prague

Smart and Intelligent Textiles IntertechPira Conference

Nov'07
Eco Prize: Eco Trust UK

Elena Corchero receives Eco Prize Nomination

16 – 23 Jun'07
COUNTRY: city

MA Textile Futures Exhibition
Central Saint Martins

WORKSHOPS

Aug'13
UK: London

Technology Artisan Workshops at Hack the Barbican

Nov'11
UK: London

ZippyKit at Design Bazzar Portbello

Nov'11
SPAIN: Barcelona

Elena Corchero Guest at Teixint el Futur

Jun'10
SPAIN: Tenerife

Elena Corchero Guest Tutors for Eco-Design PhD

April'10
Kids Modern Show: London

Lost Values at Kids Modern Show

15 – 19 Jul'09
Nederlands Media Art Institute: Amsterdam

Wearable Technology Powered Art and Fashion Design

25 Feb – 02 Mar'09
SPAIN: Tenerife

PROCEDER: Canarian ecodesign program for sustainable local development

06 Sep'08
UK Scotland: Orkney

ZippyKit Workshops International Science Festival

13 Jun – 20 Jul'08
UK: Scotland

Smart Textiles workshop

09 Nov'07
SPAIN: Barcelona

Guest Speaker at ESDI Moda

12 Sep'07
UK Scotland: Forres

Prototypes showcase Distance Lab Open Studio 002

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UK Scotland: Forres

Guest Speaker Distance Lab Open Studio 001

03 Mar'07
JAPAN: Dazaifu

ZippyKit Workshops Supported by Elekit