The future of textiles & fabrics: an interview with Anne Marie Commandeur and Liesbeth In ‘T Hout - Library @ E2Expo
Updated: Dec 2020
Material District interviews textile innovation experts Anne Marie Commandeur and Liesbeth in ‘t Hout. Commandeur is specialised in textile innovation for both interior and apparel. She works on material innovation, forecasting, colour trends and strategic design concepts. In ‘t Hout works as an independent consultant for fashion and design.
In this interview Commandeur and In ‘t Hout talk about apparel designed with mono-materiality, or for closed-loop systems, smart and safe textile solutions for short-life applications, future material combining traditions with digitised techniques.
They also examine textile material developments that are designed for recyclability, creation of new textiles from plants, fruits, fish skin and other natural raw materials, and also explore ways that research, industry, and brands/retail can engage with consumers.