Research

The Craft Readers

TFRC and TED

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TED/TFRC PhD researcher Bridget Harvey and CSM research student Giorgio Salani have started a reading group, The Craft Readers at UAL.  The name is in reference to The Craft Reader, edited by Glenn Adamson (Berg, 2009), the writings in which cover many of the different areas of craft. (more…)

Event

The TED’s Talk

TED

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Textiles Environment Design is hosting The TED’s Talk which will be an opportunity to hear about new research from old and new members of TED. The talk will focus on ideas concerned with designing for a circular economy. (more…)

Exhibition

Mending Revealed

Bridget Harvey

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TFRC PhD student, Bridget Harvey is exhibiting from 5 March to 16 April in a show Mending Revealed at Bridport Arts Centre. The exhibition has been curated by Jacy Wall and includes work by Louise BakerJenni DuttonLisa EarleySimon HitchensGuy Martin and Paul Scott. (more…)

Interview

Fast Fashion Can Be Sustainable – Fashionomics Interview

Prof. Becky Earley

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Fashionomics conversation around sustainability hosted by Ulf Skarin, Creative Director at the Veckans Affärer and Elin Frendberg, CEO of the Swedish Fashion Council with TFRC Director and one of the world’s leading textile researchers, professor Rebecca Earley, Eduardo Escobedo, Founder of the RESP – an organisation that brings together luxury brands and sustainability, and Annika Shelly, Founder of Hybrid Talks. (more…)

Workshop

We Have Never Been Naked. Insulation as a Performing Surface

Jo Pierce

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On 30 January 2016, TFRC researcher, Jo Pierce, Matina Kousidi (Politecnico di Milano) and Eva Sopeoglou (University of Hertfordshire) ran a workshop “We Have Never Been Naked. Insulation as a Performing Surface”. (more…)

Exhibition

Real Dirty Blue

TFRC

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TFRC researchers: Anne Marr, Linda Florence, Jo Pierce, Philippa Brock and Rebecca Hoyes will be presenting their work in the upcoming Real Dirty Blue exhibition. Real Dirty Blue, curated by the CSM Museum and Study Collection and teaching staff from BA Textile Design,  (more…)

Conference

Circular Transitions Conference

TFRC and TED

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Circular Transitions – Mistra Future Fashion Conference on Textile Design and the Circular Economy
23–24 November 2016
Chelsea College of Arts & Tate Britain, London (more…)

Opportunity

Job Opportunity – Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Trash-2-Cash

TFRC and TED

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TFRC/ TED are looking for a full time Design Thinking for Materials Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the team of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 innovation project  ‘Trash-2-Cash: (more…)

Event

CSM Public – Art, Design and the Common Good

TFRC and TED

'NOT FOR SELF BUT FOR ALL' art installation of the upper floor of Five Pancras Square, facing into the square

To celebrate the launch of CSM Public, UAL and CSM are hosting a lively evening of debate and exhibitions exploring how art and design can be an agent for positive societal change. (more…)