Fiber and fabric knowledge
DESIGNMOB SERIES: WHAT ARE FABRICS MADE OF? TODAY: SEAWEED AND ZINC

DESIGNMOB SERIES: WHAT ARE FABRICS MADE OF? TODAY: SEAWEED AND ZINC

Really? Admitted: You cannot use 100% seaweed, spin it and weave it to make fabric. But: There are great innovations, where common fibers are blended with a small amount of newly discovered substances with the goal to add positive features such as softness or a sun screen without having to apply chemistry! The two examples...
DESIGNMOB SERIES: WHAT ARE FABIRCS MADE OF? TODAY: KAPOK

DESIGNMOB SERIES: WHAT ARE FABIRCS MADE OF? TODAY: KAPOK

Ever heard of Kapok? In times of ever present exotic food you might assume to find Kapok next to Goji, Chia or Açaí. As a matter of fact, kapok is a fiber that can be woven into fabric! At least to some content. There is no such thing as 100% kapok since the fibre is...