September 2014 Issue

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Features

  • Lightweight ripstop nylon was used by J. Miller Canvas to create 2,425 fabric cones engulfing the ceiling in a rippling wave pattern for client Hyundai in Atlanta, Ga. Photo: J. Miller Canvas Inc.

    Style and substance

    Commercial interiors are sliced, diced and branded, making a statement through creative use of fabrics.

  • In addition to tracking activity (i.e., heart rate and cadence) Heapsylon’s Sensoria® fitness T-shirts, pick up center-of-balance information to improve a wearer’s form. Photo: Heapsylon

    Clothes come alive

    The burgeoning field of interactive textiles lets consumers gather information via their garments.

  • Photo by Christopher Beauchamp

    Entrepreneur in action

    Steve Frost advances his company by standardizing processes—and being willing to change.

  • ShowStoppers 2014

    Highlighting the best products in the industry.

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Markets

  • Lightweight ripstop nylon was used by J. Miller Canvas to create 2,425 fabric cones engulfing the ceiling in a rippling wave pattern for client Hyundai in Atlanta, Ga. Photo: J. Miller Canvas Inc.

    Style and substance

    Commercial interiors are sliced, diced and branded, making a statement through creative use of fabrics.

  • In addition to tracking activity (i.e., heart rate and cadence) Heapsylon’s Sensoria® fitness T-shirts, pick up center-of-balance information to improve a wearer’s form. Photo: Heapsylon

    Clothes come alive

    The burgeoning field of interactive textiles lets consumers gather information via their garments.

  • The Ifakara Health Institute currently hosts 34 active health research projects and is known for its malaria research. The screen houses allow mosquitoes to live and breed in conditions like those in nature. Photo: Ifakara Health Institute

    Thoroughly bugged-and fighting it

    Malaria affects more than 200 million people each year and killed more than 600,000 in 2010.

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News

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Products

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Business

  • The next generation

    How to develop future leadership and ensure a smooth transition for your business.

  • Photo by Christopher Beauchamp

    Entrepreneur in action

    Steve Frost advances his company by standardizing processes—and being willing to change.

  • Recycle, upcycle

    Commercial interior fabrics routinely take on a second life.

  • Invisibility technologies

    A challenge with very new technologies is to predict with any accuracy how—much less when—they might be applied and what materials would be used to create a functioning product.

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Projects

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