Articles tagged Textiles

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BMW is bringing forth its new design language

Munich – Why did BMW’s new iNEXT car replace one of the most recognizable elements of the brand? Adrian van Hooydonk had a great reason.

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Alexander McQueen’s new London flagship is not the dark fantasy you’d expect

London – The relocated Bond Street store designed by McQueen’s creative director Sarah Burton and Smiljan Radic departs from past aesthetics.  

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The key element in the car of the future? Not what you’d expect – it’s textiles

Munich – BMW is treading uncharted territory with the highly automated iNEXT car. One of its most interesting tech applications though, is weaved in with the fabric.

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Interior textiles can be sustainable, too - let Kvadrat show you

Ebeltoft, Denmark – Together with Margrethe Odgaard, the Danish interior textile company crafted Re-Wool, a collection utilising a new recycling strategy.

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Here’s proof that a trade-fair stand can be striking, affordable and reusable

Beijing – Atelier Tree tackles constraints imposed on makers of trade-fair stands: short construction times and tight budgets. 

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Vescom design director Christiane Müller: on innovation and her process

AMSTERDAM – ‘Form and function go hand in hand,’ says Christiane Müller, as she explains the creative process which begins long before the embossing rollers roll.

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Inside Vescom and its dedication to detail

DEURNE, the Netherlands – Frame visits the Vescom office for a behind-the-scenes tour of the production facility where the wallcoverings, upholstery and curtain fabrics are made.

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Orinuno – the new expression of origami at Theaters Tilburg

TILBURG, Netherlands – Dutch textile architect Samira Boon turns Japanese paper craft into a fabric-based installation and spatial organization system.

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Vlisco’s vibrant history jumps off the walls at Museum Helmond

HELMOND – Vlisco celebrates its 170th birthday with an exhibition that displays its iconic fabric designs on every available surface.

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Raw materials combined with traditional techniques infuse rugs with cultural heritage

SURFACES – Typically, artisans weave rugs according to existing patterns, but Jaipur Rugs’ Weaver Design Project revolves around Rajasthani makers who compose their own patterns.

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Uanmee awakens the overlooked category of home textiles

NEURENBERG – Bed-linen brand Uanmee fuses the worlds of sport and ready-to-wear with a digital aesthetic.  

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Statement prints and kaleidoscopic textiles will feature in the DDW Shop, hosted by Frame

EINDHOVEN – For the second time, Frame Publishers will curate the official DDW Shop. Among the products on sale are a vast array of innovative textile pieces.