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Future of Fabric

The fabric that gives you invisibility Once regarded as a mere fantasy in the fictional wizarding world of Harry Potter, the cloak of invisibility will soon become a reality. The principle behind the invisibility is to manipulate light waves by forcing them around the concealed object. The potential uses of…

August 10, 2015

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Fascinating Fabric Facts

Vicuña wool Let’s kick this post off with the most expensive fabric in the world – Vicuña wool. Vicuña is a relative of the llama, and its wool can only be shorn once every 2-3 years, demanding a whopping $6000 per meter. Kiton, an Italian tailor and vicuña specialist, makes…

May 18, 2015

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Turning polYESter into art

MEET DO-HO SUH In this latest installment of the blog, we cast the spotlight on this well-deserving artist with an eye for detail and a mind for innovation. Do-Ho Suh, a Korean sculptor and installation artist based both in Seoul and New York City, is renowned for his ghostly architectural installations…

March 28, 2015

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Fabric Magic: Unusual Items Made Into Fabric

1. Fermented fashion? Wine not! : Micro‘be’ Who would have imagined a fabric that could grow itself? And what more, from a bottle of wine? Micro’be’, invented by textile artist Donna Franklin and scientist Gary Cass, is essentially a bacterial fermented seamless garment created by living microbes that ferment wine….

January 9, 2015

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Flower Power

There has been much buzz in the interior fabrics world that come 2015, the retro fabrics reminiscent of the 60s and 70s will be making a strong comeback and taking the industry by storm. And nothing screams retro more than the Flower Power Era. Let’s take a walk down memory…

October 30, 2014

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