Designing Beauty: Considered Innovation for Performance Products


Thursday 09th May 2019

12:45 - 13:45

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When talking about beauty in the context of functional clothing, we think of rich colours, eye-catching textures and prints, pleasant fabric handle, unique styling and embedded performance. However, truly beautiful products need to also be designed with sustainability in mind.

Providing food for thought around environmental challenges and opportunities, Anne will showcase a selection of innovative fabrics and present design concepts that blend both human and environmental wellbeing in order to create unique performance products.

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About the orator

Ms Anne Prahl


Independent Research, Trend & Design Consultant

Anne is a London-based design professional with over 20 years of experience in the global sportswear and fashion industry. Since 2009, she has been specialising in design-driven sustainable innovation, and her projects include market & consumer research, trend forecasting & analysis, creative direction and collection design & development, as well as inspiring others through lectures, articles and tailor-made sustainable design workshops and tools.

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Exhibitor List November 2019

dekoGraphics GmbH
Pioneer Elastic (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Chargeurs Wool
Texet Commercial Co., Ltd.