The Royal Textile Academy (RTA) launched three survey reports on November 29 in Thimphu... The report also recommends the improvement of weaver’s skills and education by enhancing it mainly by focusing on textile- designing and technical skills, and to a certain extent on business skills.
The world's first Fair Trade Certified bedding brand sets a new standard, becoming the first home goods retailer to exceed $1M in contributions to support the livelihoods of cotton farmers and textile workers ... Boll & Branch is a leading designer and retailer of luxury home textiles, and the only bedding company managed from the source.
The brand intends to commission a research project with the LeedsInstitute of Textiles and Colour (LITAC) in the School of Design to further this commitment and look at how Magnum can bring to life accessible, sustainable fashion using by-products from its core ingredients.
Designed to support children from age 3 through 12, the BirchKidsNatural Mattress combines high-quality, hypoallergenic materials in a two-sided hybrid design ... The firmer side is designed with eco-INSTITUT certified natural latex which provides a balance of support and comfort to ensure children have the necessary spinal support as they grow.
Scandinavian Design and the United States, 1890–1980, at Los Angeles County Museum of Art... Combining industrial design, textiles and household objects, this show traces how Scandinavian design became a ubiquitous feature of daily life ... Preoccupied with light, it has a minimal, dreamy quality that emphasizes domestic spaces and design.
... who studies textile and apparel sustainability ... Washing “can be the most significant thing that you do” to your clothes, says MarkSumner, a lecturer focusing on sustainability within the textile, clothing and fashion industry at the University of Leeds’ School of Design.
I immediately reached out ... She also believes UAPB will be a great source of potential talent because of the university's Merchandising, Textiles and Design (MTD) program. The program, offered through the UAPB Department of Human Sciences, teaches students the fundamentals of textiles, apparel design and merchandising/retailing ... .
AmbassadorEarle Mack isn't one to leave things half-done ... Read more from Shannon. Palm BeachSociety ... Palm Beach Society ... Dara, who is editor-in-chief of Frederic magazine and creative director for the Schumacher global textile and design company, got the whole cocktails-and-cheese-puffs thing, as well as an up-close encounter with all that sparkle.
This has been an outstanding year for children’s literature, with conservationist, comic, reflective and adventurous books all finding enthralled readers ... Mistry’s simple, effective story and stunning geometric artwork, influenced by Indian textiles and traditional designs, make this a picture book to remember ... Listen to the Music by Mary Richards ... .
THE Philippines has been pursuing the development of natural textiles to meet strong consumer demand at home and abroad. Celia Elumba, former director of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute (Dost-PTRI), said natural textiles have revealed competitive advantages.
The esteemed Indian fashion designer recently launched his brand JJV, an occasion wear inspired by the travelogues of Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala, the land of his forefathers as a sustainable collection made using TENCEL LUXE, a vegan silk yarn from the renowned , Austria based global textile company.