Seeing the unseen—in color

August 21st, 2015

Co-founder of The Unseen, Lauren Bowker, identifies herself as an alchemist and leads the London-based design studio with a blend of material science and “magick.” The studio recently developed a sculptural jacket that is capable of detecting and reacting to brain activity, the company says, then changing its color based on how the wearer is […]

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Hohenstein offers updates on algae for textiles

May 6th, 2015

The AlBioTex Project, an initiative looking at the use of alginates as a natural raw material source for textiles, will provide updates for attendees at Techtextil in Frankfurt this year. Launched at the end of 2013 in partnership with Germany’s Hohenstein Institute, BRAIN, Kelheim Fibres and rökona, the project’s focus has been the manufacture of […]

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