symbioz Aleksandra Gaca

Polish designer Aleksandra Gaca as a co-creator of RENAULT SYMBIOZ concept

The Renault new concept presents a vision of the car of the future that is not only a vehicle but also a part of a home. The French car manufacturer tries to show what...

What is the future of sleep?

Apart from diet and exercise routine, sleep plays a crucial role in maintaining physical and mental health. The forthcoming international textile fair in Frankfurt – Heimtextil is going to be a great opportunity to...
smog

How to keep your home safe from smog and pollution?

Heating season has just started. The dangerously high level of smog in the air too. Even though it seems a typical phenomenon for winter and autumn the air pollution index can also be a...
bulletproof vest

Bulletproof vest: polish specialty Are “fluid” bulletproof vests going to be produced in Poland?

The invention of bulletproof vests is related to a work of polish inventors in the late nineteenth century. Today Poles are working again on the improvement of this invention. The scientists from Technical University...
bacteria cloth

Edible plant sources of fibers in textiles

It is obvious that natural fibers have been used for ages to produce textiles. Nowadays our natural environment is full of synthetic textile waste so researchers, scientists, and designers are looking up for some...

Textile trends for 2019 according to Nina Ryszka- Fast Textile Fair organizer

We talked with Nina Ryszka about the future of the Fast Textile Fair and textile design trends for the upcoming year. Check what is the forecast for 2019 seasons in textile department. Nina Ryszka, scianka.pl For five years you...
Environment-friendly textiles fibers lab

Environment-friendly fashion

Materials made in laboratories are attracting designers attention. Bolt Thread company is introducing textiles harmless for nature which can change the future of both high fashion and casual clothing. Are environment-friendly textiles a feasible...

A stick-on patch can take blood pressure readings

The last time you had your blood pressure checked, it was probably at a doctor’s office with a bulky cuff wrapped around your arm. One day soon, perhaps, you will just need a simple stick-on patch...

Textile-based alternatives to sunscreens

Dutch design studio Belén has created a line of all-natural, textile-based products that are designed to be used in place of sunscreen lotions and polyester sunshades.  Designed to harness the positive effects of exposure to the sun, the textile-based...

Soft exosuit for difficult terrains

In the future, smart textile-based soft robotic exosuits could be worn by soldiers, fire fighters and rescue workers to help them traverse difficult terrain and arrive fresh at their destinations so that they can...
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