Sustainable fashion textiles research : engaging with new technologies

Farrer, Joan and Finn, A. (2009) Sustainable fashion textiles research : engaging with new technologies Textiles, 4. pp. 14-16. ISSN 1367-1308

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Abstract

This article provides a discussion about how new technologies will enable Fashion Textiles Research to be disseminated amongst a new generation of producers and consumers via interactive and web technologies. How appropriate are these methods for Fashion Textiles Research? What are the advantages of these mediums and what will this mean for researchers, producers and consumers now and in the future, as the traditional platforms such as Journal Papers and Conferences, become obsolete? Can we predict the future of communicating textile research by assessing the way in which research is being conducted with the use of electronic databases, the Internet and with the emergence of electronic journals?

Item Type: Journal article
Additional Information: © 2009 The Textiles Institute & The Authors
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fashion; Textiles; Sustainability; New Technologies; Fashion Textiles Research
Subjects: W000 Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design > W230 Clothing/Fashion Design
W000 Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design > W280 Interactive and Electronic Design
W000 Creative Arts and Design > W700 Craft
J000 Technologies > J400 Polymers and Textiles
Faculties: Faculty of Arts > School of Architecture and Design
Faculty of Arts
Depositing User: Joan Farrer
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2011 08:59
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 11:01
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/8679

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