Julia Daviy présente une collection de prêt-à-porter imprimée en 3D

Et si tout notre dressing était fabriqué à l’imprimante 3D ? C’est le pari fou relevé par la créatrice américaine Julia Daviy qui entend bien révolutionner la manière dont on conçoit des vêtements grâce à cette technologie. Explications.

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ElektroCouture creates a glow-in-the-dark dress

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.

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Graphene, a multi-purpose material

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.

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A start-up designs textile dyes based on bacteria

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.

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Loomia designs a heated jacket for women on the go

A mid-season jacket that can say it’s both heated and elegant? This is the promise made by the Loomia label, which is today launching a coat with astounding technical and style features.

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Lanificio Subalpino’s Winter tie dye: the new trend to anticipate

What if tie dye weren’t reserved solely for spring/summer collections? This typically countercultural dye effect is putting a spin on winter looks to give a fresh aesthetic, blending an enhanced natural effect with classic influences with a twist.

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The University of Maryland creates a heat-regulating fabric

A smart fabric capable of heating our body when it is cold but also cooling it down when it is hot? As surprising as it may seem, this is the tremendous innovation revealed at the start of the year by American scientists from the University of Maryland.

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TRAPUNTATURA’S QUILTED FABRICS

The leading expert in quilted materials, for 30 years Trapuntatura’s Italians have been developing fabrics acclaimed by sportswear labels and brands. A must-know benchmark.

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“TECH CHECK” FABRICS: NEW-GENERATION CHECKS

Checked prints are coming back into fashion, making the most of new technologies and modernising their aesthetic and manufacturing methods alike.

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THE COMPUTER EMBROIDERED IN GOLD THREAD BY IRÈNE POSCH AND EBRU KURBAK

What if electronic objects were made using artisanal sewing techniques such as knitting, crochet or embroidery? That is what the artists and designers Irène Posch and Ebru Kurbak have asked, whose work combines textile creations and new technologies.

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