Textiles Today A Global Survey of Trends and Traditions

Chloë Colchester

Description

Extraordinary technological developments, from color-changing, light-sensitive camouflage to emergency shelters of cement-impregnated fabric bonded to an inflatable plastic, are included here alongside the simply beautiful, such as Eley Kishimoto’s patterns that point to the historical exchange of ideas between East and West.

Reviews

Surveys a rapidly-changing arena of fabrics and textiles, considering collaborative projects between fabric makers and fashion designers and offering plenty photo examples of new textiles and their applications.

— The Midwest Book Review

Contributors

Chloë Colchester

Author

A former design consultant, Chloë Colchester received a doctorate in anthropology. She lives in England.