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Textiles Today: A Global Survey of Trends and Traditions
     

Textiles Today: A Global Survey of Trends and Traditions

by Chloe Colchester
 

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This survey brings together a wide range of images and perspectives.
Extraordinary technological developments, from color-changing, light-sensitive camouflage to emergency shelters of cement-impregnated fabric bonded to an inflatable plastic, are included here alongside the simply beautiful, such as Eley Kishimoto’s patterns that point to the historical

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This survey brings together a wide range of images and perspectives.
Extraordinary technological developments, from color-changing, light-sensitive camouflage to emergency shelters of cement-impregnated fabric bonded to an inflatable plastic, are included here alongside the simply beautiful, such as Eley Kishimoto’s patterns that point to the historical exchange of ideas between East and West.

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The Midwest Book Review
“Surveys a rapidly-changing arena of fabrics and textiles, considering collaborative projects between fabric makers and fashion designers and offering plenty photo examples of new textiles and their applications.”

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ISBN-13:
9780500288030
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
05/25/2009
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

A former design consultant, Chloë Colchester received a doctorate in anthropology. She lives in England.

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