Textile Production & Development

Latest Textile Production & Development News

  • Jan
    11
    2016

    The 6th Annual Innovative Materials Conference Comes to FIDM San Diego

    The 6th annual Innovative Materials Conference is coming to FIDM San Diego January 27 to 30, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. See the latest in the textiles and materials industries including innovations in wearable technology and sustainable products. On Thursday, January 28, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., guest speakers Daniel Garcia of Daniel Garcia Design, Michael Mazzotta of 3DShoes.com, and FIDM Textiles & Materials Manager Kristine Upesleja will speak about the latest developments in the 3-D printing industry. 

    Sign up for a tour with the FIDM Library team or to attend the guest speaker event by contacting BCabral@fidm.edu

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    Categories: Library, FIDM, Eco-Friendly, Textiles, San Diego, Event

  • Nov
    09
    2015

    Industrywatch: A Look at Levi's Denim Laboratory

    New York Times gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at denim research & development at Levi's state-of-the-art textile facility in San Francisco. Located 10 minutes from corporate headquarters, Eureka Lab is run by textile specialist Bart Sights. "Eureka … Read More

  • May
    14
    2015

    Fashion Design Student Receives Scholarships From the Cooper Design Space and Gen Art

    Fashion Design Student Duston Jasso recently received the Cooper Design Space Fashion Start Award and The Gen Art Future Entrepreneur Award for the gown he presented for Chairing Styles at DEBUT 2015. "I was so lucky to be able to work with such an amazing … Read More

  • May
    06
    2015

    Textile Design and Debut Grad Receives Scholarship From California Fashion Foundation and Textile Association of L.A.

    Recent DEBUT Graduate Willis Park, who also studied Textile Design at FIDM, recently received the Betty Baumgardner Award for Best Use of Textiles from the California Fashion Foundation (CFF) and the Textile Association of Los Angeles (TALA). "I showed some … Read More

  • Apr
    22
    2015

    Meet Textile Designer Brook Perdigon On Saturday, April 25 in Los Angeles

    Mixed Business invites you to meet Textile Design Graduate Brook Peridgon at Saturday's Meet the Maker Event in Los Angeles. The artist and textile designer will be on hand from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and showcasing two textile collections.  … Read More

  • Apr
    20
    2015

    Fashion Knitwear Design Grad is a Technical Designer at Alternative Apparel (Interview)

    Fashion Knitwear Design Graduate Marisol Aguirre has a new job at L.A.-based Alternative Apparel as a Technical Designer in the men's department. After finishing her degree in 2007, she worked for more than four years at Forever 21, in the girls department, … Read More

  • Apr
    20
    2015

    From the FIDM Library: Textiles & Materials Quarterly, Eco Leather

    This month the FIDM Library reports on ecological advances in making leather as more fashion and interior design companies seek out sustainable and organic alternatives. Conventional leather processing involves the use of chrome and heavy metals—methods t … Read More

  • Apr
    07
    2015

    IMPD Student Karoline Korpor Wins Hank Pola Scholarship

    Members of L.A.'s fashion community celebrated FIDM International Manufacturing & Product Development Student Karoline Korpor (pictured with Ilse Metchek), who recently received the Hank Pola Scholarship. Named in honor of the longtime textile executive and … Read More

  • Mar
    02
    2015

    Tech Fabric Could Slim Down Outerwear

    Voormi, a tech start-up in Colorado, has created the technology to produce a waterproof, breathable textile with only a single layer of material—an advance that would revolutionize sports action apparel design, according to a report in Wired. Introduced at … Read More

  • Feb
    24
    2015

    Trendwatch: New Artisanal Textiles Celebrate the Old

    "Well-loved wardrobe staples repaired and renewed through skillful mending and the patching together of heirloom textile remnants," are a notable trend story for 2016, according to forecaster WGSN. Reflecting the authenticity backlash to all things techno, … Read More

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