Student Project

Fashion Revolution Day

TFRC

Fashion Revolution Day Poster

Students from MA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts will be hosting a fun and interactive event on Fashion Revolution Day – 24th April entitled ‘Who Made Your Clothes?’ in an effort to raise awareness amongst students as to the origins of their clothes and the fashion supply chain. (more…)

Seminar

Zero Waste Fashion & Textile Design

TFRC and TED

Zero-Waste_TED-event_2014

Four world-leading Zero Waste designers held a seminar in the lecture theatre at Chelsea College of Art and Design on 28th of March. The day was introduced by TED Senior Research Fellow Dr Kate Goldsworthy, and was the first event where the designers Julian (more…)

Exhibition

Designing Craft Making for Pleasure

Philippa Brock

X-Form-_1_-Philippa-Brocklow-res

Philippa Brock is exhibiting two artefacts from her self fold and x-form series as part of the Designing Craft Making for Pleasure at the new The Wilson Gallery in Cheltenham. The exhibition is part of Stoud Interantional Textiles Select 2014. (more…)

Press

Closed Loop and Up-cycling in the News

TFRC and TED

draft cyclability diagram

As the Circular Economy gains momentum in the Textile Sector, TED Senior Research Fellow Dr Kate Goldsworthy was interviewed by Claudia Cahalane at The Guardian to discuss the circular economy approach in the textile, clothing industry. (more…)

Commission

The Houndstooth Project in Poplar East London

Jo Pierce and Philippa Brock

The Houndstooth Project April 4 2014 A12 wall low res

The Houndstooth Project, a textile and materials design research atelier founded by Textile Futures Research Centre members, Philippa Brock and Jo Pierce recently worked on a commission to promote the Angela Lansbury Film Festival in Poplar, East London. (more…)

Competition

Falmouth University PhD Studentship Competition 2014-15

TFRC

Falmouth University Studentship

The Falmouth University PhD studentships competition is now open for the October 2014-15 entry. The university is keen to receive applications linked to its two main thematic areas- sustainable design & the digital economy, and the development (more…)

Event

Data Science Institute Launch- Imperial College London

Textile Futures

Big Data-Imperial_2014-1

‘Big Data: Designing with the Materials of Life’ inspired a brilliant collection of speculative design interventions inspired by science. In this live project (more…)

Event

FIREup Platform Launch

TFRC

fireup

FIREup would like to invite you to celebrate the launch of its new online platform. This interactive space brings together designers and academics to share knowledge, inspire innovation and bring about collaborations. The platform is designed to help (more…)

Research

COST- Funded International Research Collaboration

Miriam Ribul

Miriam Ribul COST project 626

Miriam Ribul has been awarded funding for a Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) from COST, the European Fund for Cooperation in Science and Technology, towards the development (more…)