Joe Doucet and Reebok Weave the Future of Wearables

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                                Prolific New York designer <a href="http://joedoucet.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Joe Doucet&#8217;s</a> <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/joe-doucet/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">portfolio of work</a> spans a wide berth of projects &#8211; bicycles, spirits, brand identity, furniture, electronics, architecture &#8211; the reflection of a polygot mind driven by a self-described condition of &#8220;<a href="http://www.cleverpodcast.com/blog/clever-episode-1-joe-doucet"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">debilitating curiosity</a>&#8220;, grounded in a humble sense of purpose to improve common objects.
His latest project – Woven into the Future – is a collaboration between the NY designer and Reebok: a set of GPS-enabled gloves offering runners, walkers, and bicyclists turn-by-turn direction using light and touch. The trio of exploratory prototypes represent Woven into the Future, a conceptual collection incorporating Flexweave, a proprietary material originally engineered by Reebok to deliver lightweight, durable, and form fit comfort for their athletic footwear line. Doucet reimagined Flexweave beyond its footwear iteration, turning the performance fiber characterized by its figure-8 weave into fingerless gloves with directional technology woven right into the form factor. When asked about
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