Sustainable Innovations #6: Wearable muscles by MotorSkins


The shape-shifting, highly innovative soft robotic textiles from MotorSkins support muscles in movement without electronics...

Sustainable Innovations #5: The Healing Imprint


With her project 'The Healing Imprint', Laura Deschl found a way to explore the therapeutic potential of knitted garments...

Sustainable Innovations #4: “Sunkolor” by Panorama Fabrics


High-technology yarns Sunkolor woven into innovative textiles manage to make dangerous UV rays visible by changing its colour...

Sustainable Innovations #3: +17,4% – Offcuts Collection


Seok Park points out the potential materiality of leftovers from textile production by using them to upgrade garments...

Textile Inventions You Need To Be Acquainted With In 2022


The race to digitise the textile sector is expected to continue in 2022. However, with sustainability still a key theme, game-changing innovations...

Sustainable Innovations #2: Flower Matter


Irene Purasachit recycles flower waste into fabric and paper in a wide variety of colors and structures - just as diverse as flowers...

Bacteria to wear


With her project 'Biotic', Lionne van Deursen shows possibilities for biologically produced material - created by living microorganisms...

Interview about Pre-Creation, -Action and -Connection in our industry


Simon Angel, curator of SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS, about real problem solving and the most innovative textile developments to solve...

Seaweed Design by Violaine Buet


With her craftsmanship as a designer, Violaine Buet explores the aesthetic and technical properties of seaweed…

Pre-Loved by Sarmite Polakova


SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS AW22/23 #5: Turning old into new with the biotextile Pre-Loved by material and product designer Sarmite Polakova…

Fixing Fashion by Alicia Minaard


SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS AW22/23 #4: The Fixing Fashion team is not only concerned with providing information, by carefully caring for textiles, their lifespan can be increased from 3.3 to 4.5 years…

New Blue Circular Denim


SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS AW22/23 #3: Worn clothing can be much more than waste and becomes part of new and continuous material flows…

Enschede Textielstad by Annemieke Koster


SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS AW22/23 #2: where professionals who still know the craftsmanship of yesteryear pull their knowledge and find innovative approaches...

Chiengora instead of Angora


SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS AW22/23 #1: Ann Cathin Schönrock & Franziska Uhl founded the company Yarnsustain to revolutionise the fashion and textile industry with yarns and fabrics made from dog hair...

Key Conversations: Recycled Material Solutions


Polakova, founder and material designer at Studio Sarmite investigates the potential for high-value materials made of recycled textiles…

Key Conversations: Consulting on Sustainable Production


Chandra Prakash consults on the critical issues facing authentic certification in the textile supply chain to ensure fool-proof sustainability …