Future Scenarios for Synthetic Fibres, Fabrics and Materials

Members of the Slow Textiles Group, the V&A Conservation Department, the Museum of Design in Plastics, Pli Design, Cohda Design and key academics in Polymer Technology join together at the Arts University College Bournemouth on  May 18th 2011  to discuss Futureproof Plastics,  future scenarios for polymer technologies in  design, innovation and sustainability. You are warmly invited  to attend…

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The Story of Stuff

To watch the full version go to The Story of Stuff.

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New York, Delaunay Workshop?

Need we say more?

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Joie de Liberty – Design Your Own Scarf

Wear your own scarf design inspired by the Liberty prints on show  in the Cult of Beauty exhibition now showing at the V&A, London. In fact, why not learn how to design and make your own silk chiffon one with Slow Textiles Group members Melanie Bowles and Emma Neuberg on their exciting new textile design…

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Organic Cotton Farmers Seeking Buyers

If you’re interested to make contact with the farmers, please go to  info@justcleancotton.co.uk.

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Slow Textiles at the House of Lords

Baroness Lola Young, Dilys Williams, Kate Fletcher and others listen to William Kroll present his weaving and indigo dyeing process in the Committee Room at the House of Lords, March 2011. Recently, Slow Textiles have been liaising with MPs and members of the House of Lords. Sustainable Fashion and Sustainable Textiles are on the political agenda. …

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Liberty Prints 1890 -1910

Melanie Bowles and Emma Neuberg recently spent time at Liberty’s archives getting inspiration for the next Slow/Fast Textiles Print workshops coming up at the V&A in April, May and June, running in conjunction with the new  The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860 – 1900 exhibition. The class is called  “Textile Design from Digital…

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Brain Food – once daily

Worldchanging: Bright Green Design Observer we make money not art Design Activism The Designers Accord http://www.backspace.com/ The Development dictionary: a guide … – Google Books TreeHugger Project H Design interactions Design for India Doors of Perception weblog http://www.justicedesign.com/ www.fuad-luke.com www.designcouncil.org.uk www.slowlab.net www.slowdesign.org Sustainable Everyday Project KickStart Foxfire Museum Gift Shop – The Foxfire Books The…

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