An Interview with Melanie Bowles

Melanie Bowles


Together with Dr Emma Neuberg, Melanie Bowles is the co-founder of The People’s Print- a creative enterprise pioneering a brand new business model, which celebrates the new era of DIY digital textile design and print. They deliver workshops, competitions, (more…)


Textile Toolbox at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York



The Textile Toolbox Pop- Up exhibition will open in the Pomerantz Art and Design Centre at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York. The exhibition runs from June 8 to 19, 2015, and will be on view during FIT’s Summer Institute Sustainability and Textiles (more…)


Holistic Fashion Design

Prof. Becky Earley


Professor Becky Earley and PhD researcher Clara Vuletich have co-authored a peer reviewed chapter for the book Fashion Design for the Curious: Why Study Fashion Design. The publication is for college students (more…)


The Space In-between

Anne Marr and Rebecca Hoyes


Following their shared research project aimed to investigate where ceramics begin and textiles end – and ultimately the transitional space in between them, Anne Marr and Rebecca Hoyes recently facilitated the TFRC Members Making Workshop. An exciting day bringing together (more…)


EAD 11 – The Value of Design Research

Prof. Becky Earley


Professor Becky Earley recently presented a paper at EAD 11 – The Value of Design Research, the 11th International European Academy of Design conference in Paris. The paper titled A New ‘T’ for Textiles: Training Design Researchers to Inspire (more…)


Textile Toolbox at Borås Fashion Textile Centre

Prof. Becky Earley


Professor Becky Earley presented a keynote lecture at a seminar organised by SP, the Technical Research Institute of Sweden, at Borås Textile Fashion Centre. The talk was part of “The forest on the catwalk” event that focused on textiles and fashion from Swedish innovation. Moderated by the MISTRA (more…)


Colonise: Responsive Knitted Environments

Jane Scott


Leeds Dock will see the launch of an exhibition of knitted textile installations designed by knit design researchers Jane Scott and Elizabeth Gaston, and undergraduate textile design students from The School of Design at The University of Leeds.



ENSAD Conference: Forging the Future

Dr Kate Goldsworthy


TED Senior Research Fellow, Dr Kate Goldsworthy is presenting a paper entitled ‘Designing for a circular fashion economy: technology, collaboration and creativity’ at the 2015 ‘Forging the Future’ Conference Series at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts (more…)


The TEN Sustainable Design Strategies Workshop: Adhocism Project



TED researchers recently worked with all stage 2 BA Textile Design students at Chelsea for a The TEN strategies workshop. The team lead a brainstorming session for the Adhocism project with students evaluating their practice through the lens of one selected (more…)