Conference

Circular Transitions Conference

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Circular Transitions – Mistra Future Fashion Conference on Textile Design and the Circular Economy
23–24 November 2016
Chelsea College of Arts & Tate Britain, London (more…)

Opportunity

Job Opportunity – Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Trash-2-Cash

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TFRC/ TED are looking for a full time Design Thinking for Materials Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the team of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 innovation project  ‘Trash-2-Cash: (more…)

Event

CSM Public – Art, Design and the Common Good

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'NOT FOR SELF BUT FOR ALL' art installation of the upper floor of Five Pancras Square, facing into the square

To celebrate the launch of CSM Public, UAL and CSM are hosting a lively evening of debate and exhibitions exploring how art and design can be an agent for positive societal change. (more…)

Workshop

Roberto Verganti Design-driven Innovation Workshop

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Just before the Christmas break Aalto Arts hosted a workshop with the renowned Design Innovation Professor at Politecnico di Milano, Roberto Verganti.
The workshop looked at how ‘innovation of meaning’ is used by designers to create products that people really want, such as the Nintendo Wii or the iPhone, bringing huge commercial success. (more…)

Research

TED on Instagram

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TED have a new Instagram account – @TEDtextiles. After posting our secondhand styles for TRAID’s #secondhandfirst week we are now starting to post images from our archive.  Come and follow us!

 

 

Event

Design and Make: BA Textiles Interim Show 2015

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Design and Make celebrates the specialist skills of 63 second year BA Textile Design students and explores the three design directions: Fluctuation, Super Botanic and A Place of Longing.  (more…)

Event

People’s Climate March

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TED PhD researcher Bridget Harvey was at the Peoples Climate March, London, on Sunday, 28 November.  She was marching as part of a Mending Bloc with TRAID and The Restart Project, carrying her Mend More Jumper.  An estimated 40,000 people joined the London march, marking the start of the climate talks in Paris.   (more…)

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TRAID’s Secondhand First Week 23-29 November

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This week is TRAID’s #secondhandfirst week 2015.  Celebrating the power of secondhand to change the world and keeping the resources we already have in use for longer, this is the 2nd year of the campaign. (more…)

Press

TED writes for the Huffington Post

Prof. Kay Politowicz

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A wee while ago Kay Politowicz was asked to respond to a question for the Huff. We thought it would be nice to share the piece with you on our blog.

Has global warming shifted the direction of textile research and development and how are retailers and manufacturers responding? (more…)