Fashion designer Sylvia Heisel is an expert in new materials, manufacturing processes and physical computing related to fashion and wearables.
HEISEL, her lifestyle streetwear brand, implements advanced technology, materials and manufacturing techniques to create accessories and clothing that could not have existed in the past.
Influenced as much by pop culture and industrial design as fashion, Sylvia consults on design for smart wearables and new tech applications for fashion. She works with technology companies developing wearables and fashion brands working in new materials/manufacturing.
A member of the CFDA since 1997 her designs have been featured in numerous fashion publications. Most recently her 3D printed dress was featured on the catwalk at CES 2016.
In Sept 2014 Alley Watch named Sylvia one of the “12 People You Need to Know in New York Fashion Tech.”
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