• May 19th to 21st – Berlin

    Bringing together the most forward thinking
    Fashion Designers and Technologists.

  • May 19th to 21st – Berlin

    Bringing together the most forward thinking
    Fashion Designers and Technologists.

  • May 19th to 21st – Berlin

    Bringing together the most forward thinking
    Fashion Designers and Technologists.

  • May 19th to 21st – Berlin

    Bringing together the most forward thinking
    Fashion Designers and Technologists.

May 19th to 21st 2017

Fashion Hack Day is one of the worlds most groundbreaking competition in fashiontech and wearables. Based in Berlin we gather innovators from tech and design to bring together what has been divided for much too long:

Fashion Design

Let´s reinvent fashion! It´s time that fashion catches up with tech and contributes to shape the aesthetics of the digital revolution!

Electronics and Software

Talented Geeks and Hackers out there: Let´s make your ideas and devices not only wearable but also sexy! Fashion Design makes the difference.

Experts from the industries

Participants of Fashion Hack Day will be supported in order to realise their ideas by high-class mentors, research institutes and companies operating in fashion and tech.

Friday 19.May

  • 17:00 Welcome and motivational speeches

    Our mentors and partners give a quick overview of what resources we have for you at Fashion Hack Day.

  • 18:00 Ideas and projects wrap up

    Idea pitches and an update about the ideas we had so far and shared online.

  • 19:30 Team building

    The participants meet and create teams.

  • 20:00 Dinner
  • 21:00 Teams start!

    The teams will start working on their ideas. We will find out who needs which machines for their projects and what workshop the participants would like to take part in.

Saturday, 20. May

  • 9:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Autonomous team work
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Workshops

    Osram will tell you all about their cutting-edge sensor technology and what you can do with it.

    There will also be a workshop by Christoph Unbescheidt about a digital serial workflow in design.

  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 16:00 Status Update

    We get together to see how the individual projects are coming along.

  • 18:30 Dinner

Sunday, 21. May

  • 9:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Autonomous team work
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 Finishing up

    Get your projects done. No more starting prints. Prepare your presentations.

  • 16:00 Clean Up

    Let´s tidy up for the audience.

  • 17:00 Public Pitches

    Open doors for visitors to watch pitches of each team.

  • 18:30 Get together

    Let´s have some drinks!

Our Mentors

Florian Lex

Applications Engineer at Osram

After studying Biomedical Engineering (B.Sc) start working at Osram OS as AE for Sensor and Photodetectors.

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Anneli Anglas Rodriguez


Out of which material would you be and in which way would you integrate into the environment now and in the future?

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Tracy Rolling

Freelance Tech Maker

Tracy Rolling is a consultant who is focused on emerging technology, especially the IoT. Most recently she worked as Senior Product Owner at Philips, building mobile applications connected to multiple kinds of health tracking devices.

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René Bohne

Startup Program Manager at Telefónica NEXT

My first contact with Wearables was in 2009 when I created the Luminet jackets.

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Christoph Unbescheidt

Industrial Designer with a new Passion for Fashion Design

Christoph Unbescheidt ist ein kreativer Produktdesigner mit Fokus auf nachhaltige Produktentwicklung…

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Lina Wassong

Creative Technologist

Berlin-based engineer and designer Lina Wassong first became inspired to explore the aesthetic aspects of technology while living in San Francisco, the capital of tech.

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Jan Vietze

Professor for Industrial Design

Area of expertise: Public Transport Design, Rail Vehicle Design, Mobility Design, Technical Design, Investment Good Design

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Jo Baumgartner

Art Director

Fashion & Fabrics Forecasting Colours & Trends Consulting Design & Creative Services Concepts & Curating Fashion Product Management

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Horst Fetzer

Professor in Fashion Design, HTW Berlin University of applied Sciences

Designer and product manager in several European companies, Since 2010 professor at HTW Berlin,

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For machines please check this link: https://fablab.berlin/de/3-machines

There is also a textile inkjet printer we may use!


We will have some basic electronic components at the event. Nevertheless, we would ask you to please bring the equipment you need. Besides the regular electronics we have at the event our partner Osram will bring high-end electronics that can be used as:

  • classical LEDs on a flexboard
  • status LEDs single or on flexible strips or flexible PCBs
  • High Power LEDs, such as used in a mobile phone flashlight
  • different sensors, such as microphone, temperature, acceleration, light-sensors
  • further electronics (batteries, arduinos, …)
  • Biomonitoring evaluation boards (measures heart frequency, oxygen in the blood)

Technical hardware description (list of what Osram will provide at Fashion Hack Day)

Don´t be afraid if that sounds too technical for you: There will be mentors who will help you with your work!

Yarn & Textiles

There is conductive yarn and textiles you may use. Our partner Munich Fabric Start will also provide some new innovative textiles, find out more at the event itself on Friday 17:00 h. However please bring your own fabrics you want to use, that´s the best way to work.

The Best Place in Berlin

Fashion Hack Day is taking place at the fabulous FabLab Berlin, the best place we can imagine for an event like ours.

Prenzlauer Allee 242, 10405 Berlin

More updates will be released soon! Meanwhile we suggest to check last years Fashion Hack Day:

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