Talk Coverage: Li Edelkoort; We Are This Earth

Lidewij Edelkoort is a leading Trend Forecaster originally from the Netherlands, currently residing in Paris. She Founded Trend Union which later branched into Studio Edelkoort, with offices in New York and Tokyo. In September 2015 she was hired to oversee a new...

Future-Proofing New Concepts, KEYHOUSE Continues To Make An Unambiguous Statement

Launched 30th August 2016, KEYHOUSE is a progressive trade fair like no other. Celebrating innovation and creativity, KEYHOUSE is the space where you will find pioneering development from brands who show unrivaled potential. Set against the backdrop of MUNICH FABRIC START, KEYHOUSE has positioned itself as...

MFS’s KEYHOUSE Combining Progressive Fashion Technology With Sustainable Innovations

This season's Munich Fabric Start's (MFS) KEYHOUSE focal theme has been Sustainable Innovations and LOVE. Espousing the synergy of fashion and technology, the tradeshow stated: "The seasonal heading for upcoming spring.summer edition 2020 puts the topic of LOVE centerstage as a buzzword...

The Wardrobe of the Future, Designed to Further Strengthen Fashion’s Merger With Technology

At the beginning of the month, we announced our partnership with Munich Fabric Start. We decided to collaborate on a concept that focused on creating a The Wardrobe of the Future for the KEYHOUSE, which is a fashion tech space launched 30th August 2016. The Wardrobe...

Exploring the Next Wave Of Smart Garments

Munich Fabric Start
The term 'Smart Garments' might sound shiny and new to the current crop of fashion creatives, but the truth of the matter is that the merger of textile and technology has been operating under the radar in the B2B world for quite some time...

Artificial Intelligence, The “Brain Power” Behind Next Generation Smart Textiles

I decided to give a keynote on the merger of Artificial Intelligence with textiles because I believe that A.I. is capable of creating the next wonder material. With the rise of smart textiles creating a fourth industrial revolution for the textiles and fashion industry,...

Sustainable Innovation: Will Clay, Fish Skin and Pine Be The Material of Choice For Designers?

While at Munich Fabric Start I met Simon Angel. He was the curator for the Sustainable Innovations space at Munich Fabric Start's KEYHOUSE. Walking onto the stand, I was amazed by the variety of eco-friendly materials on show. Curator, Simon Angel, proudly showed me...

Munich Fabric Start’s Keyhouse Hosts Next Tex Curated By Sourcebook

Munich Fabric Start Keyhouse Next Tex curated by Source Book
Like any trade show those who attend always intend to visit all the stands, but the truth of the matter is that, it is not always possible when you are working against the clock. It makes no difference that Munich Fabric Start spans over...

Just Announced, The Wardrobe of The Future, Coming September 2018

Yesterday we announced our upcoming launch of The Wardrobe of The Future in partnership with Munich Fabric Start, a leading textile trade show that has attracted exhibitors like Elektrocouture, FabLab Berlin, Pauline van Dongen, Sourcebook and Wear It Berlin. Fashion has always been a hotbed...

Intelligent Fashion That Can Measure Your Health And Still Be Sustainable

Closed Loop Smart Athleisure Fashion is an initiative based on previous work of Marina Toeters of by-wire.net and Margreet de Kok of the Holst Centre.  A cross-fertilization of ideas, the project has gained attention including being chosen as one of the Top 3 Next Tex Innovations...