on demand fashion researcher // prototype fabricator
Nominations Nominated for the Fashion Makes Sense Award (Fashion Clash) 2017 Nominated for the Vriendenprijs (Textielmuseum) 2016 Nominated for the Renee Smeets Award 2015 Nominated for the Keep an Eye Grant 2015 Nominated for the Melkweg Award 2015
Relevant degrees: Sandberg Institute Amsterdam - Master’s degree (“Fashion Matters”) Design Academy Eindhoven - Bachelor degree (Cum Laude ) Photography academy Eindhoven - technical degree Biomedical Science (Leuven, Maastricht) - Propedeuse
Vera de Pont (1991) is a one man company researching on-demand fashion (items), based on her vision to prevent waste material immediately at the start of the production line and to only create wearables when there is a direct need for it.
-This kinda means that I am mostly experimenting with cool materials and basically doing pretty cool stuff, you know, before I can jump start my mission to mars. also, I very much enjoy photography, digital rendering and anything else that doesn't occupy any physical space. oh yes, and I dance alot. I mean, A lót. -
in 2017 she launched the assembly lab, which is her written thesis work aswell as the start of her continuing research work; modular and locally produced footwear and garments that incorporate the consumer as a maker.
These projects also investigate the role of technology within local fashion production and co-creation in order to analyse the benefits this may offer to create a more collaborative and environmentally, socially and economically sustainable fashion system. Her machines and conceptual apparatus either produce fully finished garments or parts that can be assembled, opening the door for customised manufacturing of wearables and reducing the logistics costs.
commissioned work and clients freelance Projects for (international) companies include prototype development and material research in the field of fashion and footwear, often by means of 3D printing and digital embroidery.
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