Computational designer, Textile researcher
Ganit Goldstein is a computation textile and 3D fashion designer specializing in the development of smart fabric systems. Her work primarily focuses on developing customized apparel utilizing parametric modeling and digital simulations, and programmable textiles using body scans and multimaterial 3D printing.
Ganit is a student in the MIT Master of Science in Architecture Studies in Computation program and a research assistant at the Self-Assembly Lab. She graduated with distinction with a B.A. in fashion design from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, and completed her master’s degree in Soft Systems Textiles at the Royal College of Art in London.
Ganit’s collections have received significant attention and won several prestigious prizes and press recognition. In 2019, she was awarded the Re-FREAM Horizon 2020 grant to reimagine the manufacturing process of textiles, working with a community of scientists and leading companies in Europe.
Her projects have been presented at exhibitions and museums globally, including Milan Design Week, New York Textile Month, Munich Jewelry Week, Ars Electronica, TLV Biennale of Crafts & Design, Cheongju Craft Biennale, and many more.
Ganit believes in an interdisciplinary approach to design, mixing tradition and futuristic techniques to emphasize the relationship between craft, technology, science, and arts through pioneering research and international partnerships. Her work can be seen at ganitgoldstein.com.