May 07, 2023Comments off

Mood sensing and communicating apparel The GER Mood Sweater communicates a wearer’s feelings via different colors of illumination that emanate from the collar. Developed by

Seismic Wallpaper

Apr 02, 2023Comments off

Earthquake-resistant textile wallpaper As seismologists often like to say, “Earthquakes don’t kill people. Buildings do.” The fact that most earthquake-related deaths are due to collapsing

Fruit Leather Bags

Mar 08, 2023Comments off

Leather products made from fruit waste A company in Rotterdam has developed a way to achieve the same tactile qualities of leather without having to


Feb 11, 2023Comments off

Low-toxicity nitrocellulose textiles We often think of cotton when it comes to textiles, but manufacturers have also long explored wood as a raw material for

Kinetic Wall

Feb 06, 2023Comments off

Dynamic fabric surface Kinetic Wall is a dynamic fabric surface created for the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale. The wall’s movement is activated by a series


Jan 27, 2019Comments off

DIY biocomposite textile Cook.to.Design is a playful approach to DIY materials in which anyone can experiment with materials to develop new products. Politecnico di Milano

Continuous Function

Nov 04, 2018Comments off

Jute-composite furniture Technology transfer is a potent vehicle for design; it is a productive strategy that involves co-opting the materials or methods from one discipline


Sep 23, 2018Comments off

Color-changing microalgae dye Algaemy is a project that investigates the potential of microalgae as a pigment in textile printing. All patterns consist of living, self-harvested


Jun 10, 2018Comments off

Rubberized origami textile Orimetric is a flexible, structured textile made from geometric patterns derived from origami. Trex Lab Technology has developed a series of material-molding


Jun 03, 2018Comments off

3D textile-clad furnishings Poli is a lounge chair and ottoman set designed by Producks Design Studio in collaboration with textile designer Mika Barr. Each piece