Publication

Material Futures 01 PDF Download

TFRC

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We are pleased to announce that Material Futures 01 – TFRC’s award-winning publication is now available as a PDF download from the UAL e-store.

Material Futures features a combination of cutting-edge design research, framed by key (more…)

Seminar

Zero Waste Fashion & Textile Design

TFRC and TED

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Four of the world’s leading zero waste fashion and textile design researchers will be giving a lecture seminar and master class at Chelsea College of Arts (more…)

Programme

Interconnected Design Thinking, Konstfack Elective, Stockholm 2014

TED

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The second Elective program run by TED at Konstfack University of the Arts, Crafts and Design has started for this spring. The 2013-2014 Elective is titled ‘Material Journeys’ and will explore the objects we design as material life-cycles or stories. Workshops will be (more…)

Research

Sensory Fashion

Dr Jenny Tillotson

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Sensory Fashion – Concept Animation from SokFok Studio on Vimeo – a film exploring wearable technologies as an extension of ‘aromachology’ (the study of aroma and the effects this fragrance have on human psychology and behaviour). (more…)

Speaker

Designing with Living Systems

Carole Collet

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Carole Collet will give a keynote lecture at École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs (ENSAD) on the 4th of March 2014.

Synopsis:
With the emerging biological revolution and a set of extraordinary toolkits that allow (more…)

Screening

Man in the White Suit Screening and Panel Discussion

Prof. Becky Earley

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As one of a series of ‘No More Stuff’ events being staged at Central Saint Martins for Green Week 2014, CSM’s Socially Responsive Design Research Group and Fashion In Film invite you to a public screening of the 1951 Ealing comedy Man in the White Suit.
To be followed by a panel discussion exploring the films themes of dematerialisation, (more…)

Exhibition

CSM Museum & Study Collection Exhibition

Philippa Brock

Philippa CSM Exhibition

Philippa Brock’s ‘Self Assembly’ work from 2008 is featured in the latest CSM Museum & Study Collection Exhibition. The works on display are the result of students and staff (more…)

Exhibition

‘Progress!’ and ‘Revive!’

Caroline Till

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As members of this year’s International Trend Table, FranklinTill recently developed and curated the Trend Show at Heimtextil 2014, presenting a comprehensive interpretation (more…)

Exhibition

Big Data: Designing with the Materials of Life

Textile Futures

Big Data

Shakespeare’s Sonnet 55 begins:

“Not marble, nor the gilded monuments

Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme.”

The Bard of Avon’s statement appears eerily (more…)