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TEXTILE TOOLBOX online exhibition

TEXTILE TOOLBOX online exhibition

Please join us for the launch of the TEXTILE TOOLBOX online exhibition with a 24- hour Pop-Up event at Chelsea College of Arts. The TEXTILE TOOLBOX exhibition is a showcase of ten propositional design concepts inspired by Mistra research into the sustainability of the fashion and textile industry.more →

News

Kay Politowicz appointed Professor Emeritus at UAL

Kay Politowicz appointed Professor Emeritus at UAL

We are thrilled to announce that Kay Politowicz has been appointed Professor Emeritus at the University of the Arts London.more →

Research

Textile Toolbox update

Textile Toolbox update

We have posted new texts from Dr Timo Rissanen and Clara Vuletich on our platform for the research work on the MISTRA Future Fashion project. Watch this space for the first stage of what we hope will be an exciting and open space for the latest in sustainable textile and fashion design research.more →

Research

All Makers Now?

All Makers Now?

Kate Goldsworthy is presenting a paper on ‘Visions for Future Manufacturing’ at All Makers Now? Craft Values in 21st Century Production, a 2-day conference organised by the award winning Autonomatic Research Group, based at Falmouth University, on the 10th-11th July 2014.more →

News

Growing a Circular Economy: Parliamentary Inquiry

Growing a Circular Economy: Parliamentary Inquiry

Kate Goldsworthy was invited recently to give evidence at the Environmental Audit Committee’s inquiry into ‘Growing a Circular Economy’.more →

Research

Black Hack Chat

Black Hack Chat

In the run up to the Black Hack Chat event in Gothenburg on April 18th Professor Becky Earley has published a 'Shirt Film' for people who wanted to make during the workshop session. Some results of the day can be seen on the Twitter feed #blackhackchat. Watch the video here.more →

News

UAL Professorial Platform: Professor Kay Politowicz – Design Lifetimes

UAL Professorial Platform: Professor Kay Politowicz – Design Lifetimes

The Professorial Platform lecture for Kay Politowicz's UAL Professorial Lecture can now be viewed online on the TFRC Vimeo channel. The publication, titled ‘Design Lifetimes: A Manifesto for Strategic Change’, is also available to read on the UAL Research ISSUU account.more →

Consultancy

TED curates exhibition for US apparel co

TED curates exhibition for US apparel co

Some of the work and findings from our recent consultancy project with a US clothing company is available to read in the recently launched TFRC publication. Get your copy here to read more about TED's expertise in sustainable design thinking.more →

News

The TEN animations are now live

The TEN animations are now live

TED's The TEN were co-developed by Professors Becky Earley and Kay Politowicz, and the team at TED between 2006 - 2010. They are sustainable strategies which aim to help designers reduce the environmental impact of textile design, production, use and disposal.more →

Graduate Showcase

TED Selects 2014

TED Selects 2014

TED awarded four graduates of the MA Textile Design course at Chelsea College of Arts with the TED Selects price 2014. All students demonstrated high expertise with applying strategies for sustainable design to their final projects.more →

News

Transition: Re-thinking Textiles and Surfaces

Transition: Re-thinking Textiles and Surfaces

The University of Huddersfield will host the Transition conference on 26th and 27th of November with keynote speakers Professor Becky Earley, Lidewij Edelkoort, David Shah and Professor Jane Harris.more →

Research

MISTRA Future Fashion Symposium 2014

MISTRA Future Fashion Symposium 2014

The TED team attended the MISTRA Future Fashion symposium at Innventia in Stockholm.more →

News

Zero Waste Fashion & Textile Design

Zero Waste Fashion & Textile Design

Four world-leading Zero Waste designers held a seminar in the lecture theatre at Chelsea College of Art and Design on 28th of March.more →

Research

COST- Funded International Research Collaboration

COST- Funded International Research Collaboration

Miriam Ribul has been awarded funding for a Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) from COST, the European Fund for Cooperation in Science and Technology.more →

News

TED at Parsons The New School for Design, New York

TED at Parsons The New School for Design, New York

This week TED researchers Professor Kay Politowicz and Dr Kate Goldsworthy are in New York working with Parsons The New School for Design in their brand new University Centre which opened this week on 5th Avenue.more →

News

TFRC publication on Amazon

TFRC publication on Amazon

The first publication from the Textile Future Research Centre, Material Futures 01, is available from Amazon and from the TFRC website shop.   more →

News

CCW PhD Open Evening

CCW PhD Open Evening

CCW Graduate School would like to invite prospective research degree applicants to an open evening to find out more about research degrees at Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Art.more →

News

Open call for Film Vert Vimeo platform submissions

Open call for Film Vert Vimeo platform submissions

UAL students and recent graduates are invited to share their sustainable fashion and textile films on UAL Film Vert platform. The platform’s aim is to promote students’ work, their course and graduate projects and to showcase inspiring short films and animations focused on sustainable design in fashion and textiles.more →

Research

Resilience - The New Research Frontier

Resilience - The New Research Frontier

Professor Becky Earley has co-authored a conference paper that was presented at the 20th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference (ISDR) 'Resilience - The New Research Frontier', in Trondheim, Norway, this June.more →

News

FIREup Platform Launch

FIREup Platform Launch

FIREup launched its new online platform in March.more →

Research

TED at Redress Forum, Hong Kong 2014

TED at Redress Forum, Hong Kong 2014

Professor Becky Earley will deliver a keynote presentation, facilitate workshops and contribute to the panel discussion at the Redress Forum 2014 next week.more →

Research

CCW Graduate School Directory

CCW Graduate School Directory

The CCW Graduate School Directory 2013/14 is now available to view online. more →

Research

TED concludes training program at H&M

TED concludes training program at H&M

TED researchers have developed and delivered a bespoke training program for H&M this year.more →

News

New THE TEN cards

New THE TEN cards

The team has updated the text on the TED's TEN cards, now called THE TEN, to reflect fully the questions that each strategy addresses and to provide examples of how they can be approached. The new cards are available for sale from the TFRC web-shop.more →

Research

The Design Journal: Black Hack Chat workshop

The Design Journal: Black Hack Chat workshop

Rebecca Earley and Jen Ballie have written on the Black Hack Chat workshop they lead at 10th EAD conference in Gothenburg, April 2013. Their reflection on the workshop has been included in In the Making: The ‘Power to the People’ Workshop Track at Crafting the Future, an article edited by Otto Von Busch and published in The Design Journal volume 17 issue 3, September 2014.more →

Graduate Showcase

Chelsea College of Arts Undergraduate Summer Show 2014

Chelsea College of Arts Undergraduate Summer Show 2014

This year’s Graduates from the BA Textile Design course at Chelsea College of Arts equally demonstrate modernity, professionalism and material exploration. The excellent output is linked to an awareness of sustainability and material impacts.more →

News

The TEN cards are now available in Swedish and simplified / traditional Chinese

The TEN cards are now available in Swedish and simplified / traditional Chinese

THE TEN cards are now available to buy from the TFRC shop in Swedish, traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese.more →

Teaching

Material Journeys, Konstfack Elective, Stockholm 2014

Material Journeys, Konstfack Elective, Stockholm 2014

The last week in February saw the start of the second Elective program run by TED at Konstfack University of the Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm.more →

Research

Redress Forum 2014: Designer Challenge with Miele / Redress

Redress Forum 2014: Designer Challenge with Miele / Redress

MISTRA Projects 1 and 3 contributed to the Redress Forum 2014 in Hong Kong as part of their ‘THE TEN in China‘ field research. The forum was a two-day seminar in Hong Kong that asked ‘What is the future of the fashion industry?’. The Miele challenge video can be viewed online.more →

Research

TED's TEN in China

TED's TEN in China

For the field research with MISTRA in China, the TED's TEN cards are now available in Chinese.more →


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