TFRC

30th November 2012

Last night I went to the re launch of the Textile Futures Research Centre TFRC at Central St Martins.

A collective of brilliant design researchers spread across Chelsea and CSM their goal is to explore ‘How can materials and textiles enable a more sustainable future?’.

Not a new initiative, they have been growing their alliance and their global position as leaders in sustainable thinking for many years, but last night they were re branded and re launched by FranklinTill design consultancy. Caroline Till - one half of FranklinTill is one of the research fellows and is the newly appointed course director of the Textiles Futures Ma at Central St Martins.

Coinciding with the re launch is a publication collating a series of key trends that are and will impact our lives. Celebrating the TFRC fellows it also highlights many of the key designers globally who are looking at issues surrounding sustainability, synthetic biology and future craft to name a few.

Working with the likes of H&M, VF corp and Nissan the TRFC have positioned themselves as a unique collective that has a global position of responsibility to bring solutions to the ever growing issues of population growth, future textile harvesting and thoughtful upcycling.

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