The USARIEM has provided microclimate cooling for helicopter pilots flying into desert or jungle heat.
Landscapred gardens accented by artwork and the latest outdoor furntiture designs.
California start-up company testing an ultra-thin zinc-polymer battery.
A motorcycle racer and a tropical pangolin (scaly anteater) would not seem to have much in common-until now.
a research project to develop an artificial uterus as a form of "textile therapy" for premature infants.
Bills itself as the largest underground trampoline.
Each of three new Brazilian stadium designs incorporate features using Serge Ferrari fabrics.
Colorful and sculptural vision in two spring exhibits using Sunbrella material supplied by Glen Raven Custom Fabrics.
Better idea to the tree-shaped deodorizer hung on the rearview mirror.
Bowflag banners have gained a strong following.
Take a 30-minute ride above a panoramic view of the Las Vegas strip.
The small fabric enclosure allows the user to remove all distractions from experiencing just themselves.
The Sochi Paralympics featured 750 athletes with disabilities from 45 countries in high-intensity competition.
Combining fashion and function in a prototype belly band.
Customized King Sling truck for a celebrity on the Mega Monster Truck circuit.
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.