Fancy Yarn Twisting

Twisting yarn here at Heriot-Watt this week. This lucky PhD has received training on our D&G fancy yarn twister machine and is going to spend the coming week getting to know the machine intimately, testing parameters and settings. Here are some of the initial trial results, using conventional wool and Nylon yarns. Mila Svechtarova @…

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Work in Progress Show at the RCA

For the next 5 days the WIP show at the Royal College of Art will be showcasing the work from the students of the School of Material including Ceramics & Glass, Jewellery & Metal, Fashion Menswear, Fashion Womenswear and Textiles. The three ArcInTex PhD candidates at the RCA, Bastian Beyer, Ana Piñeyro and Marina Castán are contributing…

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Prototype Nature

Prototype Nature December 09-10, Essen, Germany “The „Prototype Nature“ symposium was initiated by the Fraunhofer UMSICHT Oberhausen and the Folkwang University of the Arts Essen, in order to learn from the enormous diversity of nature and to ascertain how this knowledge can help meet the challenges of the today’s world. How should our coexistence look like?…

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