I know I've told you about Source4Style in the past. But for those of you who don't remember I'll do a quick recap. S4S is the premier B2B online marketplace that allows designers to search and source more sustainable materials from a network of global suppliers. I should mention that I'm a big fan so I ...Read More >>
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I found this video on YouTube on DigiFabrics from Shapeways. While I think they're pretty cool and definitely want to touch and manipulate them, I can't really picture how they're used. I mean, how are they applied? Do you know? If so, care to share?
Pantone introduced Capsure this week. In case you're wondering what it is, it's a small device that reads color on any surface and matches it to a Pantone, for your designing convenience. It seems like a handy dandy little tool for those of us in the textile, fashion, and interior design fields. However, it's not ...Read More >>
Hi Folks. I was introduced to this amazing video recently and couldn't wait to pass it along. Water soluble fabrics are used to create garments. What a fantastic experiment of chemistry and fashion.
The point? To get us thinking about the materials we use and what happens to them when we've decided we're done.
Take a look, ...Read More >>
Yes, that Starbucks. No, they haven't stopped making coffee. What they have started doing, though, is furnishing their interiors with a revolutionary new textile made from natural and renewable materials.
Through upcycling (creating waste materials into new products), Starbucks coffee sacks are combined with wool to create a completely unique sustainable fabric called "WoJo". The company ...Read More >>