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…)


Houndstooth Project Launch Workshop

Jo Pierce and Philippa Brock

Houndstooth Project Launch Poster

Studio Houndstooth launches The Houndstooth Project – a serious play, ludic, egalitarian project, which uses the well-recognised, houndstooth textile motif as the starting point for a public engagement making project for everyone and anyone as either individuals or (more…)


Becky Earley and Textile Environment Design (TED)

Prof. Becky Earley

Guests at the Pop Up exhibition for www.textiletoolbox.com viewing Prof Rebecca Earley's and Isabel Dodd's Shanghai Shirt (photo: Mischa Haller)

Professor Becky Earley and the Textile Environment Design (TED) team have had a busy autumn term.  ‘It’s been a work whirlwind autumn for the TED team at Chelsea, as we launched our Mistra Future Fashion online exhibition with a 24-hour pop up show  (more…)


TFRC in Estonia Tallinn


Particiapnts at Inkubaator Tallinn event 'Ring Road'

TFRC PhD students Jen Ballie and Elena Brebenel represented the research centre in Tallinn, Estonia taking part in ‘Ring Road’ an event organised by Incubator Tallinn  supported by the British Council Estonia. (more…)

Student Project

Fashion Revolution Day


Clothes line with Who Made your Clothes tickets

Students from MA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts will be hosting a fun and interactive event on Fashion Revolution Day – 24th April entitled ‘Who Made Your Clothes?’ in an effort to raise awareness amongst students as to the origins of their clothes and the fashion supply chain. (more…)


Zero Waste Fashion & Textile Design



Four world-leading Zero Waste designers held a seminar in the lecture theatre at Chelsea College of Art and Design on 28th of March. The day was introduced by TED Senior Research Fellow Dr Kate Goldsworthy, and was the first event where the designers Julian (more…)


The Houndstooth Project in Poplar East London

Jo Pierce and Philippa Brock

The Houndstooth Project April 4 2014 A12 wall low res

The Houndstooth Project, a textile and materials design research atelier founded by Textile Futures Research Centre members, Philippa Brock and Jo Pierce recently worked on a commission to promote the Angela Lansbury Film Festival in Poplar, East London. (more…)


Man in the White Suit Screening and Panel Discussion

Prof. Becky Earley


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…)

MA Textile Futures

Work in Progress Show 2014

Material Futures

Work in Progress Image

Final year students from MA Textile Futures at Central Saint Martins will be presenting their work as part of the Work in Progress Show (more…)