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…)


Inspiring People to Make Better Places

Linda Florence


To mark the opening of  Durning Library as part of the Building Exploratory’s public consultation programme for the library, Linda Florence has created an installation on the building’s glazed facades that draws upon the characters that populate the outside of the building and combines (more…)


Cultures of Resilience


CoR event

Prof Rebecca Earley and PhD students Bridget Harvey and Clara Vuletich will conduct three workshops Repair Before the Break, Cool School Tools and Shavasana Shirt as part of the Cultures of Resilience 4 day event programme included in the University of the (more…)

Book Launch

Print Make Wear – Creative Projects for Digital Textile Design

Melanie Bowles


We are thrilled to share that Melanie Bowles & The People’s Print will be launching their recently completed book Print Make Wear – Creative Projects for Digital Textile Design with Laurence King at Makerversity, New Wing, Somerset House (more…)


Research Through Design 2015

Natsai Chieza


Natsai Chieza will present Design in the Age of Living Technology - a paper she co-authored with her collaborator Professor John Ward (The Ward Lab, University College London). The paper was recently (more…)


An Interview with Studio Houndstooth

Jo Pierce and Philippa Brock


Studio Houndstooth is an experimental, multidisciplinary textile & materials design research studio, founded by Philippa Brock and Jo Pierce.

They investigate, interrogate (more…)