Enhanced through Clothing

Jonna Riitta Häkkilä, Paula Sarianne Roinesalo

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Since the dawn of the history of humankind, clothes have been an integral part of our culture. In the course of time, clothes have become more advanced both in in used materials and function. In this positioning paper, we present examples and discuss clothes as a platform for augmenting humans and human perception. Due the design opportunities related to them, clothes can offer aesthetic, socially acceptable and usable ways to augmented the wearer both in sensing the surrounding world as well as in expression.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the CHI 2017 Workshop on Amplification and Augmentation of Human Perception
EditorsAlbrecht Schmidt, Stefan Schneegass, Kai Kunze, Jun Rekimoto, Woontack Woo
ISBN (Electronic)9781450346566
Publication statusPublished - May 2017
MoEC publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Denver, United States
Duration: 6 May 201711 May 2017


ConferenceACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Abbreviated titleCHI '17
Country/TerritoryUnited States


  • wearable computing
  • augmented human
  • aesthetics
  • user experience
  • design

Field of science

  • Visual arts and design


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