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Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Design

By Bradley Quinn

8 1/4 x 9 3/4 in; 312 pp;
Hardcover
July 2013
ISBN 9781780670539
ISBN10 1780670532

SKU# 9781780670539

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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.
Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Design


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Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Design

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.

• Includes the most innovative textile designers from around the world
• Features work from leading textile designers with notes on how they developed their designs
• Focuses on the new technological and sustainable fabrics that are being developed today
• Beautiful package that all textile designers will want to own

 

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8 1/4 x 9 3/4 in; 312 pp;
Hardcover
July 2013
ISBN 9781780670539
ISBN10 1780670532
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.