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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Second Skin – A Lifestyle Trend 2017/18

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It might sound weird to some, but skin future materials have been intriguing recently many design schools and graduated students. We'd like to raise the question of   This Interior Design&Lifestyle Trend 2017 talks about research, innovation and new technologies. As I wrote in our newsletter and getting a bit more personal about what I think about likable trends, when visiting the Off-Salone …

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3D Print Vases exploring the Vanitas Theme

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Today’s post will include a little lesson in art history - a small excursion on ‚vanitas' and yes, it’s better than Wikipedia, as we will spoil you with lush images, too. If there is such a thing as love at first sight in product photography, then this would be it! Wouldn’t you agree? A great find during the Milan Design …

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Dyed Wooden Textiles by Elisa Strozyk

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We are  happy seeing grow our relatively new Textile category and can't wait to attend the next Première Vision show in Paris to bring you much more information on what is going on in this fascinating discipline. Dyed Wooden Textiles is a wonderful installment of German designer Elisa Strozyk  I had the privilege to see and touch at the Salone this year. …

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