The Sustainable Angle’s
Future Fabrics Expo 2013
At Fashion SVP

By guest writer TEXTILE ARTIST MISHA WATERTON

Last month saw the Sustainable Angle hold their 3rd annual showcase of Future Fabrics Expo. The event was part of Fashion SVP’s sourcing event at the Olympia Exhibition Centre, London.

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Future Fabrics Expo showcases commercially viable fabrics sourced from suppliers using sustainable principles, who are committed to reducing the environmental impact of the current textile supply chain.

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The Future Is Here:
A New Industrial Revolution

A new exhibition at the Design Museum seeks to demonstrate that the boundaries between designer, maker and consumer are disappearing. Collaboration with the Technology Strategy Board delivers a major new exhibition about the sweeping changes in manufacturing that are transforming our world. ‘Future is Here’ shows that how we manufacture, fund and distribute will revolutionise the role of the consumer.

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The Great Recovery:
Redesigning The Future

On Sept 17 we were lucky enough to attend the launch of “The Great Recovery: Redesigning the Future”, an exciting new venture, hosted and run by the RSA, London, in collaboration with the government’s Technology Strategies Board.

The project, which will run for 2 years, has been initiated due to the failings of our current linear model of industrial processes – “Take, Make, Dispose”, which deplete finite reserves to create products whose fate is, in the vast majority of cases, to end up in landfill or in incinerators.

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