News and blog posts in the ‘Textiles’ category
Ceramics / Metals / Natural / Shading / Sustainability / Textiles
Wellbeing and design: materials for healthy interiorsBrad Turner. January 4, 2019.
Greater efforts are being made to create not just less harmful environments but ones that are positively healthy. In this article we take a look at how the wider trend for wellbeing and wellness are manifesting in our interior spaces, and the materials and products being developed to improve the healthiness of those environments.
Materials / Reports / Textiles
Expo Milano 2015 materials tour: textileBrad Turner. December 14, 2015.
In the fourth and final post in our whirlwind materials tour of Expo Milano 2015 we wrap up, literally, by looking at the textile pavilions.
Application / Facades / Glass / Materials / Polymers / Shading / Smart / Textiles
So Transparent: Crystal Palace reloadedBrad Turner. November 20, 2015.
Zaha Hadid, Grimshaw and Rogers, Stirk + Harbour are among the shortlisted architects recently selected to put forward designs to recreate London’s iconic Crystal Palace. Materials Council explores the materials and technologies a modern day interpretation could employ.
Application / Ege / Flooring / Materials / Production tours / Textiles
Ege carpets production tourBrad Turner. October 24, 2015.
Materials Council visited the central Herning factory of Danish carpet brand Ege, one of Europe’s largest carpet manufacturers, to see first-hand the advanced technology employed in the production of their carpets.
Cladding / Exhibitions & Events / Facades / Glass / Material Match / Materials / Polymers / Stone / Textiles / Timber
Material Match at Surface Design ShowBrad Turner. April 13, 2015.
At Surface Design Show 2015 Materials Council hosted the world’s first materials speed dating event, looking to match lonely designers with the material of their dreams.