Techno Textiles 2: Revolutionary Fabrics for Fashion and Design

Techno Textiles 2: Revolutionary Fabrics for Fashion and Design

by Sarah E. Braddock Clarke, Marie O'Mahony
     
 

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This up-to-date book highlights advanced textiles in production and available to the designer, artist, architect, and consumer today.It explores the exciting confluence of art, design, and technology: new textiles that shrink or expand to fit; fabrics developed from carbon, steel, glass, and ceramics; materials that protect the wearer from environmental

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This up-to-date book highlights advanced textiles in production and available to the designer, artist, architect, and consumer today.It explores the exciting confluence of art, design, and technology: new textiles that shrink or expand to fit; fabrics developed from carbon, steel, glass, and ceramics; materials that protect the wearer from environmental extremes on earth and in space.Featuring a wide selection of textiles at the cutting edge of technology, the book covers the field in three main sections:Innovations: how the newest textiles are imagined and produced.Applications: from fashion and design to architecture and art.Reference: including a glossary, biographies, a bibliography, and directories of addresses and public collections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500286845
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Sarah E. Braddock Clarke is a consultant/curator and Senior Lecturer in Fashion Design and Performance Sportswear Design at University College Falmouth. She has co-authored numerous books on advanced textiles and their applications to fashion and performance sportswear, including Techno Textiles and SportsTech, both published by Thames & Hudson.

Marie O’Mahony is Professor of Advanced Textiles at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia.

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