Textile Trends 2017/18 with Camira

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I was introduced to Sally Angharad a few years ago when she was giving a trend conference for Colour Hive at the boutique trade event Pulse London. We met again when I was presenting my forecast at Colour Hive's trend panels where experts from different industries are invited twice a year. Today Sally forecasts and writes for several brands and I am glad she shares …

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Textile Trend Autumn/Winter 2017/18 – The Mariners Muse

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Today we are excited to share a Textile Trend Autumn/Winter 2017/18. Please don't miss the short Q&A at the end of the post we passed over to Rachel Higginbottom, fashion designer and trend consultant behind Tactile Trends and author of today's trend article. Natalie Westling by Paolo Roversi for Vogue Italia For our textile trend story, 'The Mariners Muse' we look at the world …

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Structural Skin by Jorge Penadés

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I  will soon talk about Creative Waste, a movement I've been observing since 2015 sand lecturing about. Jorge Penadés works and lives in Madrid and develops ideas that aim towards a more responsible framework. I was lucky enough to see last week a piece of his work when attending a conference on new materials the Materfad celebrated in Barcelona. Listening and seeing all …

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4 Heimtextil Trends 2017/18

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I am getting ready for the 2017 trade shows I am going to visit and thought it could be interesting to share the 4 Heimtextil Trends 2017/18 I am going to explore in Frankfurt beginning January. I get often asked what trade shows I visit. Actually January/February (Heimtextil, IMM, M&O) and September/October (Trend Union, Dutch Design Week) are always the two …

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Crystallization – A textile project by Valentina Desideri

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It has been a while since we have traveled down the Textiles road. We have been concentrating on colors a lot lately from color trends, inspiration boards to onsite workshops in Barcelona (already planning on the next Color Alquimia Workshop, you can receive information right here),  and of course it is because it’s just the prefect season for showing and …

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Innovative wooden textiles by buro BELÉN

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No matter if you are a committed reader or if you are new to Eclectic Trends, you might have realized, or will realize that we highly value the opinion of Li Edelkoort. It’s with big anticipation we are awaiting her month-long celebration of textiles - the ‚New York Textile Month‘!   No discipline stands for itself: and this is why we believe …

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