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Advanced Textiles for Health and Wellbeing by Marie O'Mahony
  

Advanced Textiles for Health and Wellbeing

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Advanced Textiles for Health and Wellbeing by Marie O'Mahony

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.

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. . .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.


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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 2011

Author

Marie O'Mahony

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Publisher

Thames & Hudson Ltd

Format

Hardback
240 pages

Categories

Textile design & theory
Textile & fibre technology

ISBN

9780500515877

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