Category Archives: Publications

Article in Futures Magazine

Futures is the new magazine by the Designlab of the University of Twente (UT). Hellen van Rees has collaborated with the UT through the Designlab in several projects and presented her work on a number of occasions. To highlight the special position and role of the Designlab and the many interesting projects, they’ve published the […]

Keynote at EuroHaptics Conference

From September 6-9 the EuroHaptics conference will take place in Leiden, The Netherlands. Eurohaptics is a major international conference on haptics and touch enabled computer applications, and the primary European meeting for researchers in this field. Hellen was approached for a keynote talk at this conference. Keynote Title : Textiles as a medium for haptics […]

Renovating the webshop

The major renovation has begun! We are currently busy updating and renewing the web shop with new photo’s, texts and a new size chart. For the photo’s we’ve organized a photo shoot and soon all products will be presented in one and the same style. We’d invited two models to present the different collection in […]

Hellen van Rees at the opening Sustainable Thinking

Yesterday, the exhibit Sustainable Thinking opened. In addition to the director and organizer Stefania Ricci, there have been many interested people, artists and designers. A while ago we were asked to design a creation with regard to sustainable thinking. As part of the exhibition at the Museum Salvatore Ferragamo, we’ve designed a beautiful and unique […]

Hellen van Rees carries Fair Made in Holland label

Since this summer Hellen van Rees started to carry the Fair Made in Holland Label (or FMiH, for short). The label is used to identify quality brands and garments made under fair circumstances in The Netherlands. We really support this initiative and hope this label will become an icon to be able to identify and […]

Vegan Fashion Show in London

On August 16th the first ever vegan fashion show in London will take place. The show is styled by the lovely Rebekah Roy, who actuallly was the stylist of Hellens first independent show at London Fashion Week, at Fashion Scout back in 2012! The vegan fashion show, Bare Fashion, is initiated by the magazine Vegan […]

Best Tech Idea 2018

The Textile Reflexes vest has been nominated by Dutch tech magazine ‘Kijk’ for best tech idea of 2018! There is a public vote, so help this reach #1 by voting for the ‘Corrigerend Robotvest’ Project Hellen van Rees did at the Designlab of the  University of Twente with researchers Geke Ludden & Angelika Mader. To […]

Textile Reflexes at Dutch Design Week

The Textile Reflexes project is at the Dutch Design Week! We will be at the Do (not) Feed the Makers expo at Sectie C. During this week we are sharing a space with other wearable tech projects that are currently in progress. The interesting part is that we want your feedback! Our project is now […]

Video of the Catwalk show in China

Last week we were in Dalian, China by invitation from the China International Garment Fair. Hellen van Rees launched her collection of 60 outfits there, marking the start of a seasonless approach for the brand. After a very enthusiastic response from the audience there, we’re very happy to share the video of the experience with […]