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3D Printed Fashion Future

3D Printed Fashion Future

3D Printed Clothing – Julia Daviy’s research and practice, giving a glimpse of a sustainable production and innovative Zero-waste fashion of the future.

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The Future Fashion Loop

The Future Fashion Loop

Our next generation of designers and engineers must be taught at an early age, to understand the full cycle of a product , including its end of life disposal. The future of product design must include the end use and disposal, not just the aesthetic, need and fit for purpose.

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Future of Textiles: Skilling Tomorrow’s Economy

Future of Textiles: Skilling Tomorrow’s Economy

The Future of Work: Skilling Tomorrow’s Economy What should we be preparing our young people for? This was on the agenda for the recent Commonwealth Business Forum debates (April 2018) The ebb and flow of global economic tides is increasingly turning in favour of the...

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‘Inspiring Learning’

‘Inspiring Learning’

Inspiring Learning Event June 2016 – Diana Choulerton (OFSTED) presentation: Securing great design and technology for all: A food and textiles perspective

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Sew What? – Bringing Textiles Lessons into the 21st Century

Sew What? – Bringing Textiles Lessons into the 21st Century

First published May 16th 2016, Teachwire.net “Once upon a time there was a room in a school where girls were taught how to sew and it was called needlework…” Back then, those young people were taught how to take a 2D shape and transform it into a 3D product which...

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How green is your wardrobe?

How green is your wardrobe?

The clothing we buy, the fabrics from which these are made and the chemicals used to dye them, may cause irreparable damage to the environment

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