Despina Papadopoulos

Founder & CEO of Principled Design

Despina Papadopoulos

Founder & CEO of Principled Design
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Biography

A leader in the wearable technology and e-textiles world, Despina developed her first “wearable” in 1995 as part of her MA thesis project at NYU’s graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program. Since then she has developed a wide range of wearable technology projects and solutions. She also developed click sneaks, love&hug jackets, and day-for-night (an homage to Paco Rabanne). Despina is a professor at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and founding faculty at SVA’s MFA in Design for Social Innovation Program and has lectured internationally on the relationship between design, technology and ethics.

 

 

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