Fiber Wall

Jan 03, 2009No Comments

Biodegradable-fiber space divider Designer John Hoiby characterizes green composites as fully biodegradable and consisting of plant fiber and plant-based resin. Developed as a collaborative thesis

Gore Tenara KT

Dec 12, 2008No Comments

3D moldable PTFE fabric Gore Tenara KT is a three-dimensional moldable fabric made from 100 percent knitted polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). Developed in a collaboration with fabric


Dec 01, 2008No Comments

High-strain-fabric shape-memory composite Shape-memory composites are made with resins whose qualities have been altered to give them dynamic properties. Under thermal stimuli, shape-memory polymers exhibit

Eclipse Collection

Nov 13, 2008No Comments

Olefin-based outdoor upholstery Designtex developed the Eclipse Collection in response to the growing demand for more durable and attractive outdoor fabrics. The upholstery is made

Slinky Stool

Oct 10, 2008No Comments

Adjustable stool constructed of compressible knitted fabric The Slinky Stool represents an exploration of the structural properties of knitted fabric. Designers Nicola Lagan and Tom


Sep 03, 2008No Comments

Pressed wool-felt carpet Designers Yvonne Laurysen and Erik Mantel developed Cell while exploring alternative methods of fabricating carpet for LAMA Concept. Unlike conventional carpets, Cell

WAVE panel

Aug 12, 2008No Comments

Textile and aluminum acoustic wall panels WAVE panel is a system of acoustic wall panels composed of fire-retardant foam covered with open-structure textiles and pressed

Fiber Optic Rug

Jul 03, 2008No Comments

Hand-tufted wool rug with fiber optics Influenced by an apprenticeship in Japan, designer Jody Harrow developed Groundplans, a floor-covering collection consisting of hand-tufted wool rugs


Jun 03, 2008No Comments

Foam-encapsulated furniture with dimensional fabric Facett is a furniture collection made of foam without any visible structure or feet. The complete encapsulation of foam gives


Apr 27, 2008No Comments

Composite textured textile Andrea Valentini’s Bump material is a sculptural textile made from various fabrics bound to closed cellular foam. The foam is extremely lightweight