olympic suite


Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina of Russia win gold, Xuechen Huang and Wenyan Sun of China win silver and Yukiko Inui and Risako Mitsui of Japan win bronze in Synchronised Swimming Duets on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.  

Wearable tech that alerts you to injuries, inspired by a paralympian, this week on the Design & Violence blog. 

[Lucy Jung, Daniel Garrett, Ming Kong, Elena Dieckmann. Innovation Design Engineering Program. Royal College of Art. Imperial College London. Bruise, the Injury Detection Suit. Pressure-sensitive film embedded in sportswear. Project sponsor: Rio Tinto Sports Challenge. Images courtesy the designers]

elementalshift  asked:

hi :) my friend and i got super curious and wondered if there's any reason the three are wearing the dutch olympic 2012 suits? nice pic, btw.

ive been working on a project that has me cataloguing olympic outfits (im chinese/kiwi/australian/canadian/american – thats a damn mouthful – so we get hype for the olympics big time in my household. our betting pools on medal counts are taken very seriously). so now in my free time, ive been preoccupied with doodling my personal wardrobe of must-haves. here are some other nominees:

so no real reason! it just happened to be one of the outfits pulled up in my reference folder at the time