News & Media
Sharon Crowson, designing in a digital world
In this podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Sharon Crowson of the design archives to discuss designing in a Digital world.
Charlotte Jade, Luxury Designer brand for wall murals
Charlotte Jade is a Luxury Designer brand for Interiors founded in 2015 by designer Charlotte O’Reilly. With a love of nature and biophilic design Charlotte combines hand-crafted drawings, unique patterns and vibrant colours, to create the distinctive Charlotte Jade style.
Chris Govier of Kornit Digital on Digital Disruption, Market Trends and the Future of Printed Textil
In this podcast we take a deep dive into digital disruption with Chris Govier, the President of EMEA KDEU at Kornit Digital. Chris explains more on the new UK entity for Kornit formed last year.
Lenzing Fibres, the future of sustainable fibres
In this podcast we discuss Lenzing’s fibre innovations, the future development of fibres as a whole, alongside circularity and collaboration.
The need for print automation with Andrew Talbot
Andrew Talbot is the CEO of Custom Gateway, a company which recently became part of the Kornit Digital family. In this podcast we discuss the critical need for print automation, the challenges that software overcomes and why technology will enable exponential growth in the manufacture of customized and personalized products in the next few years.
Jackie Shapiro on French Bull Fashion
After launching her design career in New York, Jackie Shapiro established her internation brand, French Bull Fashion. Debbie McKeegan speaks to Jackie about design, innovation and the power of print.
Jos Notermans: SPG Prints
SPG PRINTS has a long history in textile printing, founded in 1947 and originally known as Stork Prints the company first entered the textile market in 1953 with a flat-bed textile printing machine. In 1963 SPG Prints launched the ground breaking RD-1, together with the world’s first seamless circular screen.
The Conscious Fashion Campaign with Kerry Bannigan
The Conscious Fashion Campaign, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, co-creates high-visibility global fashion event partnerships to advance the Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
Talking colour management for Digital Textile printing with Simon Landau of PrintFactory
Colour management and a digitised print workflow are the bedrock of sustainable production, and yet both are so often underused, ignored completely or misunderstood. In this podcast we discuss colour management, print process and best practice for the Textile Industry as it switches to a digital future with Simon Landau of PrintFactory, a specialist print software solution company.
Sportswear of Tomorrow
Sportswear of Tomorrow manufacture sportswear and apparel in Latvia, Romania. Owned by Kevin Van Lanker, also a champion speed skater, the company are carving a niche supplying many of the world’s largest brands.
Kirby Best - Onpoint Manufacturing
The future of fashion is in flux – it needs a new supply chain and a complete reset. Kirby Best and the team at Onpoint Manufacturing based in Florence, Alabama, USA, specialise in customised sewn production for the Apparel Industry.
What's driving change and accelerating demand for digital printing?
Debbie McKeegan speaks to Duncan Ferguson, the Vice President of Commercial and Industrial Printing for Epson Europe. Debbie asks how Epson is driving change and how the industry must evolve at speed to meet both consumer expectations.
Accessibility to Digital technologies - Northumbria University invest in the HP Stitch
As the Textile industry shifts to a digital future the technologies and software that will facilitate this seismic shift are of critical importance to the education of a new generation of design and print practitioners.
Sorona - a bio alternative to Spandex from Dupont and a window into the fibres of the future
The future of Textiles is set for reinvention. In this latest FESPA podcast we talk with Samit Chevli of Dupont.
Design to Production with Rebecca Craig from Sanderson
Designing a home furnishing collection requires both creative talent, agility and a deep technical knowledge across multiple print production processes. In this episode of the FESPA podcast we chat with Rebecca Craig the lead designer for Sanderson and William Morris at Style library to discuss the creative journey from design through to printed production and beyond.
Guy Alroy discusses print customisation and the automated workflow
Early Vision are a start-up tech company based in Israel - on a mission to customise the print workflow. With a specialist CAD, PLM and ERP background working with some of the industries leading players they are well equip to develop and deploy software that streamlines and simplifies print production.
Yoram Burg of Embodee discusses how COVID will accelerate the digitisation of the supply chain
Yoram Burg, Sales and Marketing VP at Embodee talks about the impact of Covid-19 and how it presents an opportunity to accelerate the digitization of the supply chain.
Simon Daplyn of Sensient Technologies (now Sun Chemical a member of the DIC Group)
Simon Daplyn is the Global head of marketing for Sensient Technologies (now Sun Chemical a member of the DIC Group). With a PHD in Digital Textiles, Simons experience and knowledge of the Digital Textile industry spans the sectors development. In today’s podcast we discuss a wide range of topics from the crucial benefits of Digital printing, to ink formulation, sustainable chemistry, market applications and various printing techniques.
British Manufacturing - Digital Technologies and Reshoring to Bring Back Production
Today we talk to Jenny Holloway of Fashion Enter, to discuss fashion production and digital technologies