CREATIF - EU FP7 Project

Welcome to the CREATIF project website

If you wish to use the CREATIF software to design and print a smart fabric please go to The software suite is available there after registration.

You can find some example results from the project on the results tab above and in the images and videos below, there is also a user guide video available.

CREATIF was a Framework 7 European Union funded project combining the creative and cultural industries with state of the art printed smart fabrics and collaborative design software.

The CREATIF project ended on the 31st of March 2017. For all enquiries please contact the coordinator:

Dr John Tudor, Room 4218, Zepler Building, School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 4997 Email:

Diffus Blind modular designs with EL lamps, speakers, proximity sensors and thermochromic colour change discs

Zaha Hadid smart fabric design - exhibited during Clerkenwell design week at Zaha Hadid Gallery, London

The images above are of the Diffus modular blind (left) and the Zaha Hadid plinth and 3x1m fabric installation (right) - both located at the Zaha Hadid Gallery in London

The videos below give examples of these demonstrators being printed.

This project is supported by the European Commission under the Technologies and scientific foundations in the field of creativity Theme of the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development.

Objective ICT-2013.8.1: Technologies and scientific foundations in the field of creativity
Project Acronym: CREATIF
Project full title: Digital creative tools for digital printing of smart fabrics
Grant Agreement No.:CP-FP-INFSO-FP7-610414

Framework Program 7 European Union Flag

This project has received funding from the European Unionís Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no CP-FP-INFSO-FP7-610414