spider web

Is spider web going to help build bridges?

Many times big discoveries and brilliant inventions were created thanks to inspirations by nature. Today it is still a good source of knowledge about structures and mechanics. Biomimetics (imitation of the natural elements and...
bicykle

Cyclists apparel for colder days

For both, amateurs and professional cyclists there is no bad weather to go for a bike ride. Weather conditions are not a decisive factor when it comes to choosing which means of transport to...
leki oko

New patient-friendly system of medicament delivery

A few years ago Niki Bayat started a project that could change the way of taking medication. She launched with Andrew Bartynski a start-up called AesculaTech and started working on a material that could...

Textiles with antimicrobial and flame retardant function

Undoubtedly textiles are an essential part of interior design. They add some character to a place. It might seem their main function is purely aesthetic, however, they can also improve safety and hygiene. The...

This cloth will always keep you warm

A bad patch of weather or cold winter are quite common in Poland. Canadians who often struggle with similar weather conditions have just started a crowdfunding action to get the funding for a state-of-the-art...
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...
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