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...

Plastic microfibre pollution is getting worse

The fashion industry must do more to tackle plastic pollution, Friends of the Earth said as it published new figures highlighting the sector’s significant contribution to the problem. The environmental campaign group says clothes...

Revolutionary changes with graphene clothing

In the 21st century, advancement in textiles have been directed to the development of smart textiles and E- textiles by employing fibers equipped with specific properties, including the electrical, thermal, waterproof and other technical characteristics....

Are we closer to colonising Mars?

EPFL scientists have mapped out the steps required to build a self-sustaining research base on Mars that would be habitable for the long term. Their work can help researchers set priorities for space programs...

Textile thinking for new ways of living

What has fungi got to do with architecture? Or what if we could digitally change the colours or patterns of our clothes, instead of buying new ones? The ArcInTexETN project, funded by the EU,...

Pain-relieving yarns for your comfort

TexDel, a biomaterials platform technology company, and Kentwool, a premier wool sock brand, announced today the world premiere of a medicated, pain-relieving sock. The Kentwool SensationWool sock is available now at www.kentwool.com to consumers...
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