PhD Showcase Event


Seven of our current PhD students at the Textile Futures Research Centre will present their latest work. They will also talk about their experience researching and studying for a PhD. (more…)


Motorcycle Cultures: A Conference and Exhibition in London

Caryn Simonson

The third International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (IJMS) conference will be taking place at Chelsea College of Arts from 4-7 July 2013. Conceived of by Caryn Simonson, this international conference brings together motorcycling academics and non-academics to network and share (more…)


Nerve 2013: Your roadmap to a new world based on technology advance


Jenny Tillotson is speaking at Nerve Congress 2013 at Cambridge University from the 25th-17th of June. Presenting amongst innovative leadersfrom Google, Nasa, LinkedIn, and the Institute for the Future (more…)


Smell Festival: Festival dell’Olfatto Bologna 2013


Jennifer Tillotson will be presenting her research on Scentsory Design during this years Smell Festival in Bologna. It is the 4th edition of the festival, which brings together people from industry and the public to explore the sense of smell through talks, workshops and performances (more…)


Object as Process #3: Conversation with Artist Matthew Plummer-Fernandez


As part of the ongoing talks and lectures series at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London-based artist Matthew Plummer-Fernandez discusses his practise in conversation with Caroline Till, course director of MA Textile Futures, and director of trend forecasting agency FranklinTill. Plummer-Fernandez’s work investigates the relationship between digital aesthetics and artistic (more…)


From London to New York

Linda Florence

Linda Florence has recently produced a new wallpaper for Ted Baker‘s flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York City and for the changing rooms in Selfridges, London. (more…)


From Catwalk to Consumer

Melanie Bowles

Melanie Bowles will be holding a seminar on digital textiles as part of the FESPA Conference 25-29 June. FESPA 2013 is the print industry’s landmark exhibition (more…)


Biolace: Artists’ Plans for Sustainability, Mead Gallery

Carole Collet

Biolace will be on show at the Mead Gallery, Warwick University from 2 May 2013 to 22 June 2013 at the Artists’ Plans for Sustainability exhibition. (more…)


Stroud International Textiles: ‘Weave’

Philippa Brock

Philippa Brock will be charing a one day symposium entitled Weave at Stroud International Textiles (SIT), Stroud College. The symposium (more…)