The intersection of fashion, science and technology are undeniably having a profound effect on the fashion industry. We presently live in a high challenging moment in society with rapid changes in a very short time. A new positive system is needed and where all action is designed to achieve minimum environmental impact to contribute to a sustainable fashion. We should embrace the future examining new materials and the possibilities of these new technologies might be and how designers, entrepreneurs and corporations intend to use them.
What impact might we achieve with innovating fabrics to promote sustainable fashion consumption?
Bearing in mind a more sustainable alternative, Future materials in lifestyle trend and design, is an intense one week course that focuses in applying new intelligent fabric to design development with active workshops and expertise collaborations. We will explore how we can apply creative concepts efficiently to develop innovative design results to anticipate our future needs and challenges for a more sustainable tomorrow.
Key themes include exploring lifestyle forecasting and future scenarios; work collaboratively with leading technological and research centre Materfad, showcasing a selection of advanced materials that represent a breakthrough in design, engineering and architecture; and applying innovative materials to propose fashion design products as an alternative solution.