Company: Lab



Open sourcing fashion production for a global innovation ecosystem. Fab Textiles is a platform and research line co-founded by Anastasia Pistofidou and Fab Lab Barcelona. This applied research line is focused on textiles, soft architectures and innovative materials. Experimenting with new materials and processes, combining digital fabrication techniques and crafts, fabtextiles is demonstrating how new technologies can shift the massive consumption of fast fashion to a customized, personal and local fabrication applied on education and every day life.
The platform with its event activities incubates investigation & research, educational programs , artistic & performative arts applications, innovation in materials and digital craftsmanship, collaborations with industry & brands that already use the infrastructure of a digital fabrication laboratory for their production.

Innovation Approach

The type of lab is defined by how it approaches innovation: design, make, or place.


Description of who can be found in the lab over one month.

How many people work in the lab (staff or volunteers)



Key activities

This lab works in the following activities

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  • R

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    Teaching / Training

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Target publics

Who the lab wishes to engage

  • Artisans
  • Artists
  • Children
  • Curators
  • Designers
  • Entrepeneurs
  • Fashion Designers
  • Makers
  • Other
  • Researchers
  • SME
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Textile Designers
  • Unemployed

Lab projects

Fabricademy: a textile and technology academy
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OS Circular Fashion
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