Textile Design News
IIDA NY's 10th Annual Sustainable Quilt Auction
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA NY) has teamed up with Free Arts NYC for the 11th Annual Sustainable Quilt Auction. The event brings together the creative minds of New York's design community to bid on extravagant quilts created using discarded fabric samples.
Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week
Pantone has released the 2020 edition of Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report Spring/Summer for New York Fashion Week.
Pattern and Process: Selections from the Kravet Archive
Pattern and Process: Selections from the Kravet Archive, on view from September 5 through November 27 at the NYSID Gallery, will feature selections from Kravet's extensive archive of textile design, which documents the history of textile manufacture dating back centuries and originating from cultures across the globe. Encompassing textiles, paintings, artifacts and other historic documents, the Kravet archive is an important resource for researchers, designers and historians.
Robin Day '675 Chair' Charity Project
Fifteen world-renowned designers have added their personal touch to the seat pad of the iconic '675 chair,' designed by Robin Day, paying tribute to one of Britain's leading designers.
Lexus Announces Lisa Marks as Grand Prix Winner of 2019 Design Award
Lexus has announced Lisa Marks as the Grand Prix winner of this year's Lexus Design Award at Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019.
Istanbul International Fabric Design Contest 2019
Istanbul Textile and Raw Material Exporters' Association (ITHIB) has launched its 14th fabric design contest. Open to international students, this competition offers entrants the opportunity to see their designs realized and featured on the catwalk during a fashion show.
String Theory Launches Supersymmetry
String Theory has launched an innovative, interactive project called Supersymmetry. The online textile design platform allows users to design hyper-personalized scarves that can be divided in two and shared with a loved one.
Humanscale Introduces Fourtis in Collaboration with Textile Designer Elizabeth Whelan
Humanscale recently collaborated with textile designer Elizabeth Whelan to create Fourtis, a versatile and sustainably-crafted performance textile.
Architectural Digest Design Show 2019
The 2019 Architectural Digest Design Show will be held on March 21-24 in NYC at Piers 92 & 94 on the west side. The event is one of the only global design trade shows that offers consumers a glimpse into the world of interiors.
MaterialDistrict Rotterdam 2019
MaterialDistrict Rotterdam (formerly Materia Xperience), will be held March 12-14 in Rotterdam Ahoy. The largest multisectoral materials fair is once again imbued with material innovations in the fields of Architecture, Interiors, Products, Textiles & Fabrics, Urban & Landscapes and Print & Sign.
The Power of Color: Using Color to Evoke Feelings and Create Moods
Ultrafabrics has announced its latest education installment, 'The Power of Color: Using Color to Evoke Feelings and Create Moods,' designed to not only educate the creative community on the multiple uses of applications of Ultrafabrics varied portfolio of materials, but how color is truly a crucial design tool, and how it can affect emotions and elicit physical response.
Seattle Style: Fashion/Function at MOHAI
Seattle Style: Fashion/Function, on view at the Seattle's Museum of History & Industry from May 4 to October 14, highlights how elegance and practicality co-existed and converged in Seattle wardrobes, providing new insights into local clothing, ranging from couture to grunge aesthetics to street fashion.
Repair and Design Futures Exhibition at RISD Museum
Repair, a humble act born of necessity, expresses resistance to the unmaking of our world and the environment. Repair and Design Futures, on view at the RISD Museum through September 30, 2019, investigates mending as material intervention, metaphor, and call to action.
ADC Launches 98th Annual Awards
The 98th ADC Annual Awards is now open for entries. The Awards honors impeccable artistry and craftsmanship in advertising and design.
Bouroullecs Play on Perspective for nanimarquina
Rhythmic rhombuses, intricate lines and mixed colors describe Blur, the newest collection from Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for nanimarquina.
TID Watches x Clara von Zweigbergk
TID Watches recently collaborated with renowned designer Clara von Zweigbergk to release an exclusive, limited-edition watch collection using a progressive knitting technique.
Aleksandra Gaca Wins 2018 Dutch Design Award
Aleksandra Gaca has been named the winner in the Best Product category for the 2018 Dutch Design Awards for her custom 3D woven textile BLOKO created for Renault SYMBIOZ.
MycoTEX Wins 2018 Global Change Award
MycoTEX, a 100% biodegradable material based on mycelium, the root of mushrooms, has been named one of the five winners in the 2018 Global Change Award. The Award is one of the world's biggest challenges for early stage innovation and the first such initiative in the fashion industry.
IKEA x Piet Hein Eek Industriell Collection
IKEA recently collaborated with Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek, known for his skilled craftsmanship and unique scrap wood furniture, to bring together industrialization and personalization in Industriell collection.
2018 NYCxDESIGN Awards
The third annual NYCxDESIGN Awards, a design competition honoring the best products and projects in New York City, is now open for submissions.
MUJI Unveils Found MUJI British Industries Collection
MUJI has launched Found MUJI British Industries - the latest addition to the brand's popular Found MUJI series developed by Naoto Fukasawa.
Functional Textiles and Clothing Conference 2018
The FTC conference aims to provide an interdisciplinary platform for leading academic scientists, researchers, research scholars, entrepreneurs and market stakeholders to have in-depth exchanges on the recent scientific developments, research results, cutting edge technologies, innovations, trends, concerns, challenges and opportunities in the field of functional and smart textiles and clothing.
adidas Originals x Kvadrat Launch Stan Smiths
Kvadrat collaborated with adidas Originals on a new pair of Stan Smiths. Inspired by Copenhagen, the city where utilitarian design, Japanese aesthetic and modernist values collide, the new collaboration with Kvadrat and adidas creates a truly special edition take on the iconic Stan Smith silhouette.
Stone Island Prototype Research: Series 01
Stone Island has launched Prototype Research Series - a native limited edition project - featuring garments in fabrics and/or treatments born from research and experimentation processes that have not yet been industrialized.
Brentano Unveils Cityscape Collection
Brentano has unveiled its Cityscape Collection. Drawing inspiration from the energy and graphics of the urban landscape, the 18 new patterns in the Fall 2016 collection capture the eccentric life of the big city.
Brentano Color Forecast 2017
Brentano has released its 2017 Color Forecast Report, presenting three new captivating colors (Coral, Chartreuse and Bloom), a powerful colorless shade (Almost Black) and reintroduces classic hues (Peacock and Elephant) that will dictate the future of design.
MUJI Unveils Reclaimed Wool Collection
MUJI recently unveiled its new Reclaimed Wool Collection. For this collection, MUJI worked with textile designer and MUJI advisory board member, Reiko Sudo, in adopting the 100 year old process of restoring high quality Japanese wool from vintage garments by washing, cutting and reworking the clothing into wool thread which is then used to create the new collection.
Fashion Positive Launches Materials Collection
An initiative of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, Fashion Positive has just launched a new digital materials library to help connect fashion designers with certified materials suitable for circular design.
BASF Design Competition 2016 Design it. Love it. Live it.
BASF and designfabrik have launched a design competition that invites creative minds across Asia Pacific to draw inspiration from their materials and submit innovative design ideas that address the complex challenges and opportunities of urban living.
Lacoste Launches Brand New College Bedding Collection
Lacoste has unveiled its new college bedding collection. The collection, featuring striped styles in blue, green and grey, will be available on Macys website at the end of May.