New Fabrics – New Stuff. Design with Technical Textiles

From 23 August onwards, everything in the St. Gallen Textile Museum will be about “new fabrics”. The exhibition will thus focus on an aspect of textile production that is relatively little known. It is beyond the world of fashion and interior decoration that the wide field of technical textiles and smart textiles unfolds in multi-faceted applications. The exhibition avoids the usual view of textiles, for even well-known textile techniques and materials appear in completely unaccustomed spheres of application and combinations. They are used in medicine and wellness, in the automotive industry, in architecture and in energy generation. (more…)