The TED’s Talk


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…)


Mending Revealed

Bridget Harvey

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…)


Fast Fashion Can Be Sustainable – Fashionomics Interview

Prof. Becky Earley

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…)


We Have Never Been Naked. Insulation as a Performing Surface

Jo Pierce

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…)


Real Dirty Blue


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…)