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Laser Moulding For Textiles: Supporting Sustainable Design and Manufacture

Morgan, Laura

Authors

Dr Laura Morgan Laura9.Morgan@uwe.ac.uk
Wallscourt Fellow in Design and Material Futures



Abstract

This paper considers the potential for digital laser technology to facilitate sustainable innovation in the field of textile design and manufacture enabling transition towards a circular economy. Using recent design research as a case study, it discusses a newly developed laser moulding method and its significance in relation to circularity.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Start Date Nov 23, 2016
Publication Date 2016
APA6 Citation Morgan, L. (2016, November). Laser Moulding For Textiles: Supporting Sustainable Design and Manufacture. Paper presented at Circular Transitions, Mistra Future Fashion Conference on Textile Design and the Circular Economy, November 23–24, 2016,, Chelsea College of Arts & Tate Britain, London
Keywords Circular Economy, Material Innovation, Digital Textiles, Textile Design, Laser Materials Processing
Publisher URL http://circulartransitions.org/media/downloads/Circular-Transitions-Proceedings.pdf