Art of Possible
The Future of Fashion – The Tech Edit
14.30pm | Thurs 28 April | Free | In-person
The Lighthouse, Glasgow

There is now only around 10% of tickets remaining for next week’s in-person event from the award-winning series, Art of Possible, of which Glasgow City of Science and City are proud curators – grab yours quick to avoid disappointment!

Known across the globe for creativity and innovation, Scotland has been influencing the world of fashion for centuries. But what does the future hold?

Join our inspirational panel of leading experts in fashion, textiles and jewellery-making, that blend traditional skills with transformative new technologies, whilst pushing the boundaries of design.

The session will end with a beer, wine & bites to reconnect and celebrate the return of Art of Possible in person…

For more information and details on the panel members see below. We look forward to seeing you next week!

Click here for more information, and to book your free tickets!


Chaired by Abi Hird, Knowledge Transfer Manager Design, Innovate UK-KTN

Abi leads the Design Innovation Network, working across all sectors and technology areas. Abi creates connections to help innovators leverage good design practice and deliver positive change. She has deep expertise in design, manufacturing, innovation, and engineering management.
Hamish Menzies, Creative Director, ROCIO

Rocio is a luxury eco-fashion label founded & based in Scotland. The brand’s unique direction is to combine creativity, artistry & technology to make it’s designs the definition of sustainable fashion. Hamish studied instrument engineering, embarking on a career with BP in the oil & gas sector before launching ROCIO debut collection in London in 2006.
Dr Lynne MacLachlan, Lynne MacLachlan Studio

After studying a degree in aerospace engineering, Lynne returned to education to study jewellery and metalwork design. Lynne harnesses the latest digital technology to create innovative designs, while exploring and pushing the capabilities using bespoke software tools and 3D printing. Her work has been recognised with awards from the Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council, amongst others. 
Alan Shaw, Centre For Advanced Textiles, The Glasgow School of Art

Alan Shaw is the Manager at the Centre for Advanced Textiles (CAT) at The Glasgow School of Art, where he oversees production, industrial research and the day to day running of the centre. In 2001 Alan helped to set-up CAT as the first educational facility to offer services to external companies, both nationally and internationally.

The lead delivery agency for Art of Possible is Glasgow City of Science & Innovation. It is an official primer series for Scotland’s national innovation event, CAN DO Innovation Summit.