SHIMA SEIKI launches yarnbank web service

December 4th, 2020

Flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI Mfg. Ltd. of Wakayama, Japan, has announced the launch of its “yarnbank” digitized yarn database and sourcing web service. Yarnbank is an online web service for searching and viewing the latest yarns, developed with cooperation from yarn companies around the world. Registered users have free access to the yarnbank […]

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Breakthroughs in advanced textiles: Smart objects that benefit play, on-skin smart interface, and more

October 1st, 2020

Smart objects support the benefits of play London, U.K.-based smart textile designer Michelle Rinow has unveiled her Transforming Touch series, which was developed based on research about the benefits of sensory play for adults. Her design methodology places emphasis on human interaction, connection and engagement through color and materials. Using cotton, silk and nylon blend […]

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