An evolutionary jacket, upcycled

May 1st, 2020

The first circular functional jacket made from used textiles could lead the way to a waste-free synthetic clothing industry. Comfortable and waterproof, it’s certified by OEKO-TEX® and bluesign® in line with the stringent STANDARD 110. Photos: Sympatex. In 2017, five European companies that committed to manufacturing textiles from 100 percent recycled materials teamed up to […]

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2017 Student Design Challenge Winners: Fabric Graphics

September 28th, 2017

The Fabric Graphics Association (FGA), a division of IFAI, announced the winners of the 2017 Fabric Graphics Student Design Challenge at IFAI Expo in New Orleans on Sept. 28. Tied for First Place: Valentina Ramirez from Parsons School of Design (The New School) won for her project “Paloquemao the Colombian Fruit Markets.” Also awarded first […]

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Student fabric graphic award winners wow at EXPO

September 28th, 2017

The two first-place recipients of the 2017 Fabric Graphics Student Design Challenge presented their projects at EXPO and described their design processes, challenges and takeaways. Valentina Ramirez from Parsons the New School in New York won first place for her project “Paloquemao the Columbian Fruit Markets.” Ramirez, a native of Bogota, Columbia, says she wanted […]

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