Exhibition to Focus on "Extreme" Textiles

January 2005
Home Textiles Today;1/3/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that this spring, Cooper-Hewitt, a museum, will present "Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance," an exhibition devoted to the subject of technical textiles--highly engineered materials designed for superior performance in extreme conditions. The exhibition, curated by Matilda McQuaid, exhibitions curator and head of Cooper-Hewitt's Textiles department, will present over 150 extreme textile applications from a wide range of areas, including architecture, apparel, medicine, transportation, aerospace and the environment. The exhibition will examine the broad spectrum of contemporary design through the lens of textile fibers and structures.


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