Singapore Design Festival

Event Title:


Textiles Exhibition & Workshop
Tactile Textiles - Exploring The 3D Properties Of Thermoplastic Material, In The Form Of Fabric And Fiber
Marquis Furniture Gallery at QSQUARE
16 Tai Seng Street, Level 1
24 Nov 2009 Tuesday - 26 Nov 2009 Thursday, 11am To 8pm
25 Nov 2009 Wednesday - 26 Nov 2009 Thursday, 4pm

Presented by Karen Hong, Assistant Professor, School of Art Design and Media at the Nanyang Technological University.

Karen Hong shared her expertise in this hands-on textile workshop and exhibition: "TACTILE TEXTILES - EXPLORING THE 3D PROPERTIES OF THERMOPLASTIC MATERIAL, IN THE FORM OF FABRIC AND FIBER".

All Polyesters as thermoplastics in the form of fabrics and fibres can be given a 3D form regardless of construction methods and amalgamation with different surface design techniques.

The workshop will focus on the different textile based techniques used to change the aesthetic and physical properties of the fabric and will showcase samples, demonstrating how these fabrics can be manipulated to change the aesthetic and physical properties.

This event is part of the Singapore Design Festival 2009


Venue Sponsor:

Marquis Furniture Gallery at QSquare

  Design Singapore        National Technology University        

Supported by DesignSingapore Council, Nanyang Technological University - School of Art Design and Media