Podcasts

Sustainable textile materials with Mark Dodds, Fabric Technologist

by Debbie McKeegan | 01/05/2023
Sustainable textile materials with Mark Dodds, Fabric Technologist

The landscape of Textiles is evolving – Over the next few years we will see many innovations: new ways of growing virgin fibres, new synthetics and sustainable recycled fabrics - created using efficient recycling techniques, all of which will change the fabrics that we source and specify as designers and printers in a circular industry.

In today’s podcast we talk with Mark Dodds, a fabric technologist, sourcing guru and production expert. His experience and insights signpost a new generation of materials, new buying behaviours, transparency and traceability and a switch to sustainable production. For now it’s important that we source our materials with great care. How do you ensure that the materials you choose are sustainable and responsibly sourced? Listen to find our more…  

Discover the latest innovations in textile printing at the Global Print Expo 2021, Europe's leading exhibition for screen and digital wide format print, textile printing and signage. Discover the latest products, network with like-minded individuals and explore new business opportunites. Register now and use promo code FESH101 ‚Äčto receive a discount of 30 euros.
 

 

 

Preview & Download


by Debbie McKeegan Back to News

Recent news

How to use AI for Digital Creativity and Decorative Printed Surfaces
Podcasts

How to use AI for Digital Creativity and Decorative Printed Surfaces

Debbie McKeegan speaks to Royce Dodds, an AI Imaginer Specialist about how brands can creatively use AI for decorative printed surfaces. Royce emphasizes the importance of combining creativeity with technical skills and shares the benefits of using AI in design.

16-04-2024
How Prinfab built a community-based brand in customised textile printing
Features

How Prinfab built a community-based brand in customised textile printing

Debbie McKeegan speaks to Prinfab about how they built their brand and the significance about building a community. Printfab have helped empower their design community and have successfully built a loyal customer base.

29-02-2024
Market Growth and Key Innovations for Printed Interior Décor 
Features

Market Growth and Key Innovations for Printed Interior Décor 

Debbie McKeegan shares the latest innovations in the printed interior decor sector with a particular focus on textiles, surfaces and applications. A key trend that is emerging is sustainability and environmentally friendly products.

22-01-2024
How to build a successful designer brand
Podcasts

How to build a successful designer brand

Debbie McKeegan speaks with the talented textile designer Avalana Simpson, who’s namesake brand designs, and retails luxury interior furnishings and apparel. Her products are manufactured using digital technologies and she maximises their application to create luxurious interior products.

09-01-2024