Universities that offer degree programs in textile and related disiplines.
NEWS & VIEWS
KITTY YEUNG ON TECH-FASHION DESIGNS AND THE WEARABLES INDUSTRY
Kitty goes through a selection of her work including a piece with fabric made from volcanic basalt rock and a top depicting an eclipse as a moving image. Projects that merge textiles and electronics are pushing boundaries!
CLOTHING PATCH IS LIKE A PERSONAL HEATING SYSTEM
High-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes may one day keep you warm and significantly reduce your electric bill and carbon footprint at the same time.
Can You Bring Knitting Needles (and Other Craft Tools) on an Airplane?
We consulted the TSA guidelines on what you can (and can't) pack for a long flight.
Amazon Transparency Program to Combat Counterfeiting
The Amazon Transparency Program is carried out in four steps involving all parties in the selling and purchasing process. If counterfeit items are found, the manufacturer or supplier is provided with easy reporting tools.
Barbara W Watler and the Fingerprint Collection
Through her unique imagery of the natural world around her, she helps us to understand how utterly unique and diverse this world really is.
MEN'S HORIZONTAL DR. COOL SHIRT
This shirt is constructed using Coolcore's patented chemical-free moisture and sweat activated material to make sweat work for you. Rather than a simple wicking technology, the material delivers three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation, and regulated evaporation to reduce the fabric's surface temperature by up to 30%. Unlike other workout shirts Dr. Cool is chemical-free so that cooling benefits last the life of the shirt. Learn more about this technology. Shop for this technology>
KATHMANDU ARCHON 65L BACKPACK v4
If you're new to multi-day hiking, or enjoy tackling the occasional Great Walk, the 65L Archon is the pack for you: sturdy and reliable, made from tough Cordura® fabric, it has everything you need (bottle pockets, pole and bed-roll attachments) and nothing you don't. The easily adjustable RS2 harness has a small to XL range built in to the harness design. The padded and stiffened hip-belt and shaped alloy frame-stays transfer the load where it needs to be, while the padded EVA shoulder straps, adjustable sternum straps and padded back panel makes the trek over the Tongariro Crossing more comfortable. Learn more about this technology. Shop for this technology.