Material Futures: TFRC Publication
Material Futures provides valuable information and insight for anyone working in the field of colour, materials and design innovation. Compiled and edited by TFRC in collaboration with trend consultancy FranklinTill it features cutting edge research led by the Textile Futures Research Centre, as well as profiling the most exciting materials-led research, framed by key emerging trends impacting the global design industry.
THE TEN cards
The TED’s TEN cards were launched by TED in 2011 as a tool to enable workshop participants to design using sustainability as a driver for innovation. In March 2013 the team has updated the text on the cards, now called THE TEN, to reflect fully the questions that each strategy addresses and to provide examples of how they can be approached. The cards are used to enable design thinking approaches to the making, lifecycle and aesthetic values of a product. The strategies can be a catalyst for companies and individuals to apply sustainable thinking to small and large-scale decisions, driving future innovation and new ways of doing business. Buy your own set of cards here to see what you can do…Buy Here
OPEN LECTURES, SPRING 2013
TFRC hold three lecture events every year, which are open to the public. Previous speakers include: Jonathan Chapman, Mike Press, Alasdair Fuad-Luke, Helen Carnac, Marina Wallace, Claire Wilcox, Ghilaine Wood, Jim Haseloff, and Daisy Alexander Ginsberg. Watch this space for the 2013 programme, coming soon.Buy Here