The academy at the TextileLab Amsterdam is a series of workshops which aim is to explore how digital fabrication in combination with old craftsmanship and heritage in the field of T&C can influence the process and work of the participants that will be following it. Bringing together experts, designers and researchers that are exploring new ways of producing and pushing the boundaries in this field and participants that are exploring new options.
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)
This lab works in the following activities
Creative HubCreative sector
Design, Creative Communities, Crafts, Artistsdigital fabricationServices offered
Events/exhibits, Projects/prototypes, Training/workshopsMain results
Bio-based materials, Natural fibresSmart / functional textiles
Integration of smart featuresCircular economy
Additive manufacturing, DyeingICT
Manufacturing processesType of research performed
Teaching / TrainingBusiness
Leadership & managementTechnology
Internet of Things for textiles & fashionClothing
Knitting, Pattern cuttingTextiles
Dyeing, Natural fibresTraining style
Who the lab wishes to engage
- Fashion Designers
- Textile Designers