Advanced Textiles for Health and Wellbeing

Advanced Textiles for Health and Wellbeing


By (author) Marie O'Mahony

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  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 252mm x 36mm | 1,102g
  • Publication date: 14 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0500515875
  • ISBN 13: 9780500515877
  • Illustrations note: 231 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 374,802

Product description

From medical implants to spacesuits, advanced textiles have the potential to transform human habitats and transportation, protect the environment and support personal health and well-being. This book explores and celebrates the latest technological advances in fibres and fabrics, demonstrating their beauty and ingenuity, and showing how their exciting applications affect all aspects of our lives. Informative and inspirational, this is an essential resource for the design professional, fashion student, or anyone fascinated by cutting edge technologies and innovative textiles.

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A useful update...[that] will be of interest to both students and professionals in design or textiles who want to explore new fibers.