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Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Design
     

Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Design

by Bradley Quinn
 

Technologized textiles and sustainable fabrics are among the most innovative designed today, and together they are driving the rest of the industry dramatically forward. Many designers are now integrating hi-tech fabrics, such as protective and impact-resistant textiles, or cellulose fabrics, with groundbreaking results. Embracing new processes such as biomimicry,

Overview

Technologized textiles and sustainable fabrics are among the most innovative designed today, and together they are driving the rest of the industry dramatically forward. Many designers are now integrating hi-tech fabrics, such as protective and impact-resistant textiles, or cellulose fabrics, with groundbreaking results. Embracing new processes such as biomimicry, they bridge the gap between art, design, technology, and sustainability more than any other material.
This book shows how the development of fabrics today is immersed in technology, sustainability, and innovation. It is an essential resource for anyone interested in contemporary textile design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780670539
Publisher:
King, Laurence Publishing
Publication date:
08/27/2013
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Bradley Quinn is an author, journalist, and independent scholar with expertise in fashion, textiles, and design. His books include Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, Chinese Style, Scandinavian Style, Mid-Century Modern, and Textile Designers at the Cutting Edge.

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