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FL Project

Teresa Georgallis
Foldable Loom by Teresa Georgallis
Foldable Loom by Teresa Georgallis
DESCRIPTION

The FL project introduces a functional prototype of a foldable loom with the goal of creating an educational design-and-make tool that both preserves and promotes cultural heritage and traditional craft practices. This initiative aims to safeguard and advance a traditional craft by introducing an innovative and accessible educational design tool. One of the central objectives of this project is to showcase a product that harmoniously combines technology and heritage craft , demonstrating the positive influence of technology on the preservation of craft heritage. Presented at Bauhaus University Weimar Funded by the Research and Innovation Foundation.

COLLABORATORS

Thinker Maker Space of CYENS
Research and Innovation Foundation 
Eva Korae, Makers Will Make 
Visual Sociology and Museum Studies Lab, Cyprus University of Technology 
Studio & Lab 
Savvas Avraam 
Harris Looms

AFFILIATION
Research & Innovation Foundation

The project has received funding from the Research and Innovation Foundation, as part of the Innovation Vouchers Program.

Teresa Georgallis
Teresa Georgallis

Teresa Georgallis graduated from the Royal College of Art, specialising in textile design. Her professional portfolio consists of textile focused fashion projects, multidisciplinary artistic collaborations, leadership and management of a design studio, running a textile and fashion accessories label, and serving as a Senior Lecturer and Pathway Leader in textiles. As a textile designer, she has worked in various industry roles, with core expertise in textile design, product development and sampling, event management, workshop organisation, and teaching at various levels. She is also the co-founder of Threading Stories, a platform that celebrates craftsmanship, promotes education, and invests in research to preserve cultural heritage and ancestral practices.

Foldable Loom

Teresa Georgallis
Foldable Loom by Teresa Georgallis
DESCRIPTION
The FL project introduces a functional prototype of a foldable loom with the goal of creating an educational design-and-make tool that both preserves and promotes cultural heritage and traditional craft practices. This initiative aims to safeguard and advance a traditional craft by introducing an innovative and accessible educational design tool. One of the central objectives of this project is to showcase a product that harmoniously combines technology and heritage craft , demonstrating the positive influence of technology on the preservation of craft heritage. Presented at Bauhaus University Weimar Funded by the Research and Innovation Foundation.
COLLABORATORS

Thinker Maker Space of CYENS
Research and Innovation Foundation 
Eva Korae, Makers Will Make 
Visual Sociology and Museum Studies Lab, Cyprus University of Technology 
Studio & Lab 
Savvas Avraam 
Harris Looms

AFFILIATION
Research & Innovation Foundation

The project has received funding from the Research and Innovation Foundation, as part of the Innovation Vouchers Program.

Teresa Georgallis

Teresa Georgallis graduated from the Royal College of Art, specialising in textile design. Her professional portfolio consists of textile focused fashion projects, multidisciplinary artistic collaborations, leadership and management of a design studio, running a textile and fashion accessories label, and serving as a Senior Lecturer and Pathway Leader in textiles. As a textile designer, she has worked in various industry roles, with core expertise in textile design, product development and sampling, event management, workshop organisation, and teaching at various levels. She is also the co-founder of Threading Stories, a platform that celebrates craftsmanship, promotes education, and invests in research to preserve cultural heritage and ancestral practices.