Arc’teryx Veilance head designer Conroy Nachtigall shares his insights and thoughts on working with the brand’s progressive materials, research development, and application of engineered production techniques. (via Steph)

"Without ideas for applications, advanced materials just stagnate, with their potential left unrealized.

Tokyo Fiber ‘09 attempts to show ideas for the future of manufacturing, exhibiting new environmental membranes derived from artificial fibers in order to share them with the world at large.

The aim of this exhibition is to deliberately bring a broad sweep of creators and technology people into contact with attractive new artificial fibers, encouraging them to think of applications that make the benefits of the material visible. Through that approach.”

Meaning of SENSWARE by Kenya Hara  - Exhibition Director | Design Museum Holon

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