JACKET FOR MOBILITY

DEVELOPMENT OF A FASHIONABLE JACKET FOR PEOPLE WITH MOBILITY IMPAIRMENT

The project

The project’s idea is to create high-quality jackets with a design suitable for both disabled and non-disabled users integrating fashionable and functional features (magnetic buttons and zippers, loops). The project has an impact on the disabled by helping improve their integration and self-esteem. 

Maja Simunovic (Croatia)

Senior fashion designer, interested in making fashionable and functional clothes for disabled people. Maja graduated from the Faculty of Textile technology, Zagreb, Croatia. She has more than 10 years’ experience working as a designer and as head of the design department. She is also co-founder of the brand Roba. 

Hedvig Af Ekenstam (Slovenia)

Senior product designer with a background in textiles. She aims to create fashionable clothes for people with disabilities. She graduated in Industrial design at Konstfack Stockholm. Currently she focuses on product design and textile design boundaries and she is participating in the development of Hedra, clothes for elderly people.