4 Heimtextil Textile Trends 2016-17

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I will not be able to attend the show this year but I'd love to share with you anyhow the 4  Heimtextil Textile Trends 2016-17 have been forecasted by an international trend table (more info at the end of the post) and hope it inspires you. Textiles are so important in the trend world since they hold artisan knowledge and innovation as …

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3D Printing with One Yarn of Plastic by Studio plott

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I am officially starting a new series today which is all about textiles. During the short Winter pause I was reflecting on new content and since I am getting more involved in everything related to trend observing, today's textiles being a result from a range of influences, from consumer behavior to the global economy, is definitely an area I am getting …

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Meet textile-led design by Lucy Simpson

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I have recently discovered textile designer Lucy Simpson whose materials-led process allowed her to experiment with combed silicone to create these amazing textures you see below. In explaining her process while working on her MA, Lucy described how she was hunting in bargain stores and took “expanding foam, plastic ties, beads, sandpaper, and silicone” back to the print room and experimented …

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