A textile additive able to effectively combat nasty odours that sometimes lastingly impregnate our clothes and may even leave a few bacteria behind? This dream has become a reality thanks to the action of the Sanitized Mintactiv additive that – directly incorporated into the cotton fibre – naturally and lastingly controls these undesirable odours. In…
Co-founded in 2015 by Janne Poranen and Juha Salmela, this young Finnish company seeks to meet the challenges of the textile and forestry industries through the design of innovative textile products.
If consuming more efficiently is a major social issue, it is also a distinct competitive advantage for the players of the fashion world. This is nothing new – because fashion is one of the industries that pollutes the most on the planet, textile designers are vigorously getting a grip of environmental themes.
Clothes that “wash themselves” without having to put them in the machine or take them to the dry cleaner’s: dream or reality? In collaboration with the textile manufacturer Uchino Japan, the Dutch label Senscommon today presented a capsule collection of pieces with self-purifying properties.
Geometric shapes, seventies inspiration and minimal design: this seems to be the trend emerging in technical fabrics, imbuing sportswear lines with this new fashion mood.
Light, comfortable, safe and high-performance: this is how the firm Feinjersey presents its new innovation, a fabric that is completely impervious to flames.
What if our entire wardrobe were produced by a 3D printer? This is the bold challenge taken up by American designer Julia Daviy, who intends to revolutionise how clothing is designed by using this technology. Here’s how.
Using digital tools to preserve heritage, the Google Arts & Culture Institute highlights one of ElektroCouture’s key designs: a dress combining haute couture and new technologies, inspired by an unfulfilled dream of the actress Marlene Dietrich.
Mentioned previously in our article on Vollebak’s jacket, graphene is continuing to cause a stir. And for good reason. Discovered in 2004 by two researchers from the University of Manchester, André Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, and awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010, this unprecedented new material boasts a host of exceptional features.
Created in the laboratory by astute scientists, these new dyes intended for the textile industry could well and truly revolutionise this sector, which is seen as extremely polluting. Here’s how.