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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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Imprint of Skin by Floor van Doremalen

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I discovered Floor van Doremalen's work earlier in April at the Off-Salone in Milan. Since then we have been doing a bit of research learning about many interesting concepts around the Skin Textiles theme. Actually, in case you haven't seen it yet, there is an entire Trend Post for 2017 covering this topic. Wellbeing is one one most used words on a …

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Bioengineering textile materials by Amy Congdon

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Today we will take you on an excursion to the future and show you a project that explores the potential of luxury and bespoke bioengineering textile materials. As you see, we are really focussing on innovation when we talk textiles and this post somehow  suits very well our SECOND SKIN trend we published a few days ago. Amy Congdon is a designer …

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