During my work as research assistant, workshop facilitator and doctoral student I have published a small number of journal & conference papers, as well as 2 book chapters.

Journal Papers: 

Hirscher, A.L., Niinimäki, K., Armstrong, C., (2017). Social Manufacturing in the Fashion sector: New value creation through alternative design strategies?  Journal of Cleaner Production. In Press.

Geiger, S.M., Hirscher, A., Müller, M. (2017). Maßnahmenevaluation im transdisziplinären Forschungssetting. GAIA. 26 (2) p.137-138.

Hirscher, A.L. (2013). Fashion Activism – Evaluation and Application of Fashion Activism Strategies to Ease Transition towards Sustainable Consumption Behaviour.

Research Journal of Textile and Apparel. Vol. 17:1, pp. 23-38. BEST PAPER AWARD



Hirscher, A.-L. & Maze, R. (2017). Negotiating Values in Design: A case of establishing and running a co-sewing café. NORDES – Nordic Design Research Conference. 15-17 June. Oslo.

Becker-Leifhold, C. & Hirscher, A.L. (2017). A fashion library as education for sustainability: An exploratory case study. ERSCP Conference 2017. 1-5 October. Skiathos, Griechenland 2017.

Hirscher, A.L. & Iran, S. (2016). Sewing Café – Participatory Design Platform for Connceted Consumption?. Gloabal Fashion Conference. 20-21 October 2016. Stockholm.

Hirscher, A.L. & Valle, J. (2015). Open Ends: On Chance and Attachment in Clothing Design. Making Research I Research Making. Creative Practice Conference. 10-12 September. Aarhus School of Architecture.

Hirscher, A.L. & Niinimäki, K. (2013). Fashion Activism through Participatory Design. Crafting the Future. 17-19 April 2013. Gothenburg.


Book Chapters: 

Fuad-Luke, A., Hirscher, A., Moebus, K. (eds.) Agents of Alternatives; Re-desigining our realities. Agents of Alternativies: Berlin, Germany.

Hirscher, A. (2015). The Joyful Experiences of Making Together. In Fuad-Luke, A., Hirscher, A., Moebus, K. (eds.) Agents of Alternatives; Re-desigining our realities. Agents of Alternativies: Berlin, Germany, pp. 240-249.

Hirscher, A.L. & Fuad-Luke, A. (2013). Open Participatory Designing for an Alternative Fashion Economy. In: Kirsi Niinimäki (ed.) Sustainable Fashion – New Approaches. Aalto ARTS Publishing. pp. 174-197.

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