Sew What? created the massive 3D set through which monitors displayed live video.
Atrium sculpture brings indigenous creatures from Dakota prairie into a floating garden.
The prototype includes a tower constructed of fiberglass-reinforced composite material.
Deep-pressure vest offers an alternative to drug therapy and other treatments for some mental health disorders.
Issey Miyake named his new collection after its organic combination of light and shade.
Designers studied Picasso sketches to gain inspiration for a sales center’s exterior façade.
Trees that include beanbag seating and can be transported to other parts of the community.
Tension fabric sculptures and colorful orbs created a one-of-a-kind Quinceañera.
The Oranjezaal was reproduced in banner material printed and painted with masterworks.
The portable hangar specifically designed for the solar plane was used for the first time.
The company’s products all depend upon the power of air to propel or shape them.
Technora para-aramid fiber will be used for the Space Elevator Challenge
YOY intends to "create a new story between space and objects" with "canvas" chairs.
Recycleable row houses harvest solar power and conserve energy.
Lightweight permanent structure to provide entertaining space for fans at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament.
Achieving sustainability is not a one-time event, but a continuing process. Developing and committing to sustainable practices through designing sustainable buildings, shade products, smart textiles, and manufacturing systems continues to be at the forefront of the worldwide consumer marketplace.
Our impact on the environment has become a major consideration and is driving efforts in the construction industry to be eco-responsible in mineral extraction, materials and component manufacturing, and building infrastructure development. These developments are creating market opportunities for designers and builders of environments.
Corporate leaders are instigating key sustainability initiatives through their own organizations and their markets. Company executives are reporting big rewards for their efforts from their employees, communities, business partners and shareholders.
IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo continues its leadership in this area with custom-designed educational programs that provide business leaders a platform for addressing sustainable trends, materials, technologies and practices that support business growth. Join the specialty fabrics industry as it convenes at this year’s Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo, Oct. 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minn.