Textile Design News
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.
Moleskine Releases New Art & Photo Book on Legendary Designer Vivienne Westwood
Moleskine has released Vivienne Westwood Fashion Unfolds, a new book chronicling the creative process of the legendary fashion designer behind such iconic pieces as the Anarchy Shirt and the Buffalo Hat immortalized by Pharrell Williams.
Keenpac Carrier Bag for Oasis V&A Fashion Collection
Oasis and the Victoria and Albert Museum have collaborated on an exclusive capsule fashion collection - born out of our mutual love of print, pattern and color.
Lines, Grid & Blocks by Scholten & Baijings
Lines, Grid & Blocks - an environmental installation by Dutch design duo Scholten & Baijings - will be on display at Herman Miller's National Design Center at Corso Garibaldi 70 in Milan from 14-19 April.
Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2015
Pantone has released the Fall 2015 Fashion Color Report. The report offers a comprehensive overview of designers' use of color in their upcoming collections.
Brentano Color Forecast 2015
Brentano unveiled its sixth annual color forecast. The report singles out three base colors (charcoal, flax and porcelain) and three accent colors (citrine, emerald and gold) that will drive the design studio's product development for 2015 and steer interior design for years to come.
Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide
Fashion design is largely determined by how the fabrics work, move, feel and look. The most successful fashion designers are those who understand their materials, who match design skill with technical knowledge.
Hermès Launches La Maison des Carrés
AKQA has created La Maison des Carrés for Hermès, a pop-up e-store dedicated to the world of Hermès silk.
Pantone Fashion Color Report Spring 2015
Pantone has released its Fashion Color Report Spring 2015, a comprehensive overview of designers' use of color in their upcoming collections.
Masterclass: Architecture, Graphic Design, Fashion & Textiles
Aimed at current students, recent graduates and professionals looking for a specialisation, Frame's Masterclass books provide an in-depth overview of the world's leading graduate schools that offer a master's degree in architecture, fashion & textiles and/or graphic design.
Boro: The Fabric of Life
Boro: The Fabric of Life, on view at Domaine de Boisbuchet through Sept 15, 2013, features Japanese recycled and patch-worked textiles.
T4 by Tillett Textiles
T4 by Tillett Textiles unveiled a new look book produced by Kathleen Tillett and her son Patrick, Tillett's fourth generation of designers.
MAKING: Nike's New App to Help Designers Invent Better
Nike has recently released MAKING - a new app that helps designers and product creators make informed decisions about the environmental impacts of the materials they choose.
Heimtextil 2013 Management Report: Female Shift
Messe Frankfurt, in collaboration with Zukunftsinstitut, has released Heimtextil 2013 Management Report, "Female Shift," which analyzes living environments of women and men.
Pantone Releases Updated Fashion + Home Cotton Swatch Systems
Pantone has recently released the redesigned Pantone Fashion + Home Cotton Swatch Library and Cotton Swatch Case, housed in limited edition packaging, celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2013
Pantone has released its Fall 2013 color report, featuring a comprehensive overview of designers' use of color in their upcoming collections.
Reconstruction 3.0: Life is a Journey
Reconstruction 3.0: Life is a Journey is an invitation-only evening of live performances featuring original music, dance and fashion inspired by Louis Vuitton and its heritage of travel.
Messe Frankfurt's Heimtextil 2013 trade fair will take place from January 9-12, 2013. Heimtextil is the leading trade fair for textiles, trends and designs in the world and is the annual starting point for manufacturers and trade visitors.
SymmetryMill: Artlandia Launches Web Application for Pattern Design
Artlandia SymmetryMill is a new web application for making and sharing repeating patterns. The application extends the pattern design arsenal with the latest, exceptionally easy-to-use tools for a wide audience ranging from fine artists and surface, textile, stationery, web, and other designers, to hobbyists and high school students.
DyeCoo: Winner of the Third Annual MEDIUM Award for Material of the Year
Material ConneXion named Netherlands-based DyeCoo Textile Systems as the winner of the third annual MEDIUM Award for Material of the Year. Material ConneXion has cited the company for the development of revolutionary commercial dyeing machine technology.
Pantone Universe: A Colorful Collection from Pantone and Springs Global
Pantone and Springs Global have unveiled a new partnership to create the Pantone Universe collections for bedding and bath, slated for Fall 2012.
Stop, Drop, Repeat: The Painted Work of Marlis Saunders
Stop, Drop, Repeat is the Design Exchange's first major exhibition on pattern design and this country's first look at the exceptional work by a Canadian Bauhaus pioneer.
Loomstate Unveils Its First Zero-Waste Collaboration with Parsons
Loomstate, Rogan Gregory's and Scott Mackinlay Hahn's eco-friendly label, has debuted its first zero-waste garment developed in collaboration with Parsons The New School for Design.
Saks Fifth Avenue Launches Official Tartan
Saks Fifth Avenue has launched its very own tartan to kick off a special "Best of Scotland" celebration this week.
Batik Fractal: New Intel Film Highlights Indonesia
Amsterdam Worldwide unveiled the next instalment in a series of profile films for Intel.
Exciting Contrasts Set the Tone for Autumn with H&M Home
Warmth, comfort and glamour are all in focus at H&M Home this autumn, with a palette of forest-inspired colours bathed in candlelight to make everyone feel welcome as the nights draw in.
The Marimekko Shop at Crate and Barrel Opens in New York City's SoHo
The Marimekko Shop at Crate and Barrel opens its doors to the public in the Crate and Barrel store in SoHo.
WoJo: a Revolutionary New Sustainable Textile Brought to Life for Starbucks
Starbucks store interiors are being further enhanced by a revolutionary new textile made from natural and renewable raw materials.