wearable shelter

U.K. Students Create Wearable Shelter for Syrian Refugees

In response to the Syrian refugee crisis, a group of graduate students from London’s Royal College of Art have created a hooded jacket that deploys into a sleeping bag or tent…

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Dutch Designer Turns Festival Tents Into "Sheltersuits" for the Homeless

Abandoned tents, a post-revel scourge at music festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury, could soon find new life as weather-resistant coats that convert into sleeping bags for the…

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Could These "Wearable Biospheres" Help Us Survive on Alien Planets?

Photos by Yoram Reshef If we’re ever going to make it in space exploration to distant planets like Jupiter let alone outside of our solar system, we’re going to need some…

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Eden Lew's "Nutshell" Pod Offers Solitude, Calm in Crowded Spaces

For those of us who get easily overwhelmed, we have just the solution to offer you some peace and quiet, maybe even a chance to eat your lunch without being interrupted, a literal way…

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RESMO: A Portable Flat-Pack Shelter for Involuntary Airport Campers

At first glance the RESMO design looks like a quirky modern chair. But if you have ever experienced a long delay at the airport, you will understand the beauty of this wearable shelter.…

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Top 7 Popular Eco-Fashion Stories of 2013 (Vote for Your Fave)

Revisit old favorites with the most popular eco-fashion stories of 2012

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10 Wearable Habitats to Shelter You From the Apocalypse

SHELTER ME In 2009, a trio of Philadelphia student designers showed off the perfect apparel for our uncertain times. Asked to fabricate solutions for a hypothetical post-disaster…

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"Walking Shelter" is a Full-Size Tent You Can Store in a Pair of Sneakers

Talk about packing light. “Walking Shelter” is a one-person shelter that tucks away into a pair of sneakers. The brainchild of Sibling, a design collective based in…

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Need Space? "Portable Home" is a Skirt That Transforms Into a Tent

Photos by Abi Jones Who says you can’t take it with you? “Portable Home,” a wearable-shelter concept by three Middlesex University students in London, is part wacky…

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Coat That Transforms into a Sleeping Bag Warms Detroit's Homeless

You think you’re cold? Try being one of Detroit’s 18,000 homeless. Veronika Scott, a junior at the Center for Creative Studies, for one, isn’t about to shiver on the…

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7 Amazing T-Shirt Transformations From Project White T-Shirt

Whether it costs $5 or $95, there are few things as democratizing as the classic white T-shirt. Triple-Major Studio rallied together 31 designers from 13 countries to reexamine the…

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Wearable Shelter: Eco-Chic Streetwear Transforms into Protective Emergency Gear

Photo by Chelsea Guglielmino When it comes to multifunctional clothing, a trio of Philadelphia student designers have the competition beat. Their conceptual “Wearable…

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