Symposium

Symposium: What is Urban Fabric?

Anne Marr

Urban Fabric

Urban Fabric, is a new research community led by a high calibre of researchers and academics based at Central Saint Martins as part of the UAL Textiles Futures Research Centre. UFab offers sustainable and innovative textile solutions to transform urban environments and their impact on daily life.  (more…)

Conference

Summer Institute at FIT

Prof. Becky Earley

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Prof. Becky Earley will be a guest speaker at this year’s Summer Institute at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Becky’s talk ‘Designing for Circular Textile Speed’ will be accompanied by ‘Circular Speeds’ workshop. (more…)

Event

Central Saint Martins Degree Shows 2016 – Show Two

TFRC and TED

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22 – 26 June 2016

Courses:
Jewellery and Textiles: BA Jewellery Design, BA Textile Design, MA Material Futures (more…)

Event

Chelsea Undergraduate Summer Show 2016

TFRC and TED

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17 – 25 June 2016
Catch the up and coming artists and designers of tomorrow at the Chelsea College of Arts Undergraduate Summer Show, featuring work by graduating students from the following courses: (more…)

Event

PoL #25 Rope Songs with LT/HT Group

Anne Marr

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Anne Marr, TFRC deputy directr will be part of PoL #25 Rope Songs taking place on 11 May at London College of Communication. The event is a participatory performance, exploring musical forms of measurement experienced through the activity of rope making.

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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…)