Cultures of Resilience


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…)


COST- Funded International Research Collaboration


Miriam Ribul has been awarded funding for a Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) from COST, the European Fund for Cooperation in Science and Technology, towards the development (more…)


Research Degrees Open Evening


University of the Arts London (UAL) will hosts its open evening for prospective research degree applicants. Join us at London College of Fashion on the 14th of January 2013 from 6.00PM – 8.00PM.

You will have the opportunity to find out more about the degrees offered at UAL, ask questions and meet staff and students involved with the research degree programme (more…)


Textiletoolbox Celebrates One Year


We are really pleased to announce our Textiletoolbox website launched exactly one year ago, has already reached 12,100 visits worldwide.

Textile Toolbox is TED’s online platform platform with MISTRA Future Fashion in Sweden. This open innovation website is a platform for designers and experts to engage with new ideas. The site is being used to help build the discourse around THE TEN – a set (more…)


Making Knowledge


Carole Collet’s Biolace and Philippa Brock’s 2D-3D research is currently on view at the recently opened Making Knowledge exhibtion. Curated within the Lethaby Gallery at Central Saint Martins, the exhibition showcases research activities of CSM research staff and aims (more…)


Dr. Jenny Tillotson Awarded Winston Churchill Fellowship


Jenny Tillotson has been awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship in the ‘Science, Engineering and Technology’ category to travel to the USA. Her fellowship will build on (more…)

TFRC Publication

Catch up on the latest news from the research fellows at TFRC on Vimeo


Five interviews with TFRC researchers have been published on our vimeo channel. Here TFRC lead researchers talk about their recent projects and how they are linked to the centre; TFRC Director Becky Earley gets into the theory that lies at the heart of upcycling; TFRC Deputy Director Carole Collet explains how biofacture is connected to (more…)


Manifesto for Creative Innovation

Prof. Kay Politowicz

TED has recently launched a new elective program at Konstfack in Stockholm, Sweden, encouraging students to create their own Manifesto for Creative Innovation following a five-week course designed by TED. This new course proposal is shaped by the outcomes of 14 sessions on sustainable design led by TED with Chelsea College of Arts, MA Textile Design course between (more…)


MFF Board in London

Prof. Becky Earley

In October 2012 the MISTRA Future Fashion Board visited the TED Team at Chelsea College of Arts to update on the progress of the only design-led research project within the research program. The Board reviewed the latest success of the project such as the new website www.textiletoolbox.com and the comprehensive list of commissioned (more…)