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A Materials future

9th January 2013

Last night was the Central St Martins Textiles Futures Ma work in progress show - a first glimpse for the public of the projects fueling the minds of the designers that will be fully unveiled in the summer.

Taking a new direction away from the legacy left from previous alumni surrounding issues to do with synthetic biology and science - students are exploring issues relating to Geology, space, mining and new craft resources.

As always the title 'textiles' is perhaps misleading as over the past few years the course has moved much more into a critical position with designers exploring the realms of materiality in its wider sense to define probes with which to make us consider our near and far futures.

Sustainability is still at the core continuing the DNA of the course set up over 10 years ago.

I will go into more depth about some of my favourite projects in the following posts.

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