Advanced Textiles for Health and Wellbeing

by Marie O'Mahony

Advanced Textiles for Health and Wellbeing Synopsis

From medical implants to spacesuits, advanced textiles have the potential to transform human habitats and transportation, protect the environment and support personal health and well-being. This book explores and celebrates the latest technological advances in fibres and fabrics, demonstrating their beauty and ingenuity, and showing how their exciting applications affect all aspects of our lives. Informative and inspirational, this is an essential resource for the design professional, fashion student, or anyone fascinated by cutting edge technologies and innovative textiles.

Advanced Textiles for Health and Wellbeing Press Reviews

. . .does an effective job of showing design-driven science and its application. ...an authoritative resource for design professionals and fashion students alike. A useful update . . .[that] will be of interest to both students and professionals in design or textiles who want to explore new fibers. ...transcending the bounds of what's predictable. ...does an effective job of showing design-driven science and its application. A useful update...[that] will be of interest to both students and professionals in design or textiles who want to explore new fibers. an authoritative resource for design professionals and fashion students alike. transcending the bounds of what s predictable.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780500515877
Publication date: 1st September 2011
Author: Marie O'Mahony
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Textile design & theory, Textile & fibre technology,

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