From hungry birds to innovation thinking in textile
Lecture in english
Interior and decotextile (read: carpets, textile floor
coverings, wall covering, curtains…) do not only have decorative functions but
they become more and more advanced technical products based on research work
and on developments from the lab.
On the one hand globalization, customer demands,
environmental legislations set pressure on the actual business. On the other
hand new emerging technologies will create new opportunities in the near future.
These technologies will have a huge impact and will
revolutionize the business models by means of smart marketing. Today quality,
colour, creativity and design are the main issues.
However, functionality comes in the picture. New
technologies on the level of products (chromic sensors, piezo-electric
products...) will allow introducing new functionalities making interior textile
Moreover, in combination with new technologies,
especially digital it becomes possible to make the bridge between creativity
This lecture focus on new 'low hanging fruit’ ideas
and give an overview of the many possibilities on the level of products and
digital processes to develop new creative and functional interior textile.
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