SEFAR’s modular system illuminates exhibits in London

July 7th, 2017

Museums offer visitors a visual experience made possible with ideal lighting solutions. SEFAR® Architecture LIGHTFRAME® was chosen to illuminate the displays at the Tate Gallery of Modern Art, allowing works from Van Gogh to Warhol. The museum’s designers, Herzog & de Meuron, were looking for uniform illumination throughout the Tate Gallery, from both natural skylight […]

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Indian Textile Industry Aims to Reach US$650 Billion by 2025

July 6th, 2017

Narendra Modi, Honorable Prime Minister of India heralded the strength and capacity of the Indian textile industry at Textiles India 2017 recently in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The event was India’s largest-ever textile industry gathering. Speaking extemporaneously in Hindi and English the prime minister addressed a large audience in Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, providing statistics about India’s […]

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Porcher Industries participates in X-Alps adventure race

July 5th, 2017

Porcher Industries is participating in the Red Bull X-Alps adventure race that began July 2. The 2017 course is a straight-line distance of 1138 kilometers across the Alps. Racers may only run, hike or fly their paragliders to navigate the course’s series of turning points that take them from Salzburg, Austria, to Monaco on the […]

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Apparel brands sign “We Are Still In”

July 3rd, 2017

In support of the Paris Agreement on climate, some apparel brands, including Under Armour, Timberland, Nike, Levi’s, Gap and Adidas, have signed the “We Are Still In” pledge. The apparel companies are joined by about 1,400 businesses and investors, nine states, 275 colleges and universities, and 178 cities and counties. Fashionating World reports that Nike […]

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Making the cooling effect of textiles measurable

July 1st, 2017

Hohenstein Institut für Textilinnovation (HIT) has set out to measure the cooling effect of intelligent textiles. The Institute has created thermophysiological methods and models to objectively determine comfort levels for the wearer. The Institute’s new physical measuring method includes a heat release tester called WATson. The HIT thermophysiological evaluation system will compare the results of […]

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