About

 

Madison Maxey works in the smart apparel and wearables industry. Her work and contributions to the wearable technology space have been featured in Wired, FastCompany and New York Magazine and she has provided e-textiles insights to the likes of the White House and Google. In her teens, she interned at Tommy Hilfiger and Nylon Magazine and is a Teen Vogue and CF+DA scholarship recipient. She is a Forbes 30 under 30 Member and on the NYCBLK 28 under 28 list. She has held creative tech residences/ fellowships  at Autodesk, The School of Visual Arts and Undercurrent (acquired by Quirky) and is on the board of the Urban Assembly Maker Academy, a school focused on fabrications and design thinking. 

More than anything, she loves fabricating the future at Loomia, a company she founded in 2013 focused on creating electronic textiles and manufacturing solutions.  Recently, Loomia was nominated as a Wareable startup of the year and the team works and plays at New Lab in Brooklyn, NY. 

Additional work categories include 3D printing, digital fabrications and computational design.

 

RESIDENCIES / AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPs

Lord & Taylor Rose Award (2016)

Lord & Taylor Rose Award (2016)

Autodesk Artist in Residence - Fall 2015

Autodesk Artist in Residence - Fall 2015

Forbes 30 Under 30 Member (2016)

Forbes 30 Under 30 Member (2016)

CF+DA and Teen Vogue Scholarship (2011)

CF+DA and Teen Vogue Scholarship (2011)

Future of Storytelling Fellow (2016)

Future of Storytelling Fellow (2016)

Marie Claire's Young Women's Honors Awardee (2016)

Marie Claire's Young Women's Honors Awardee (2016)


Thiel Fellowship - (2013-2015)

Thiel Fellowship - (2013-2015)

NBC BLK 28 Under 28 ( 2016)

NBC BLK 28 Under 28 ( 2016)

University of Champagne Urbana Guest Lecturer Stay (2016)

University of Champagne Urbana Guest Lecturer Stay (2016)

General Assembly entrepreneur in residence (2013-2014)

General Assembly entrepreneur in residence (2013-2014)

TED@NYC Selected speaker (2014)

TED@NYC Selected speaker (2014)


Brooklyn Magazine 30 Under 30 (2016)

Brooklyn Magazine 30 Under 30 (2016)

BF+DA Impact Awards for Technology and Apparel (2015)

BF+DA Impact Awards for Technology and Apparel (2015)

Pratt's BF+DA Technology Research Fellow

Pratt's BF+DA Technology Research Fellow

School of visual arts visible futures lab residency (2014)

School of visual arts visible futures lab residency (2014)

Undercurrent Fellow (2013 -  2014)

Undercurrent Fellow (2013 -  2014)