Working with Professor Ningtao Mao at the University of Leeds, Moon and Future Fashion Factory projected the usability of software that would allow the user to define performance requirements, whether this be machine efficiency, customer service levels or a blend of both.
Brarista is dedicated to democratising the bra-fitting industry, improving breast health and reducing retail returns by way of streamlining the shopping experience, and improving inclusivity, by using an Artificial Intelligence platform to do so.
Weffan shortens production cycles by minimising fabric and resource waste, by using automated 3D weaving method technologies.
The Face Coverings project has been a collaborative effort between British Wool and Future Fashion Factory, focusing on the design and manufacture of personalised, reusable face coverings as fashion accessories providing excellent thermo-physical comfort and, of course, aesthetic appeal.
Collaborating with Future Fashion Factory, DP Dyers and the University of Leeds’ Professor Stephen Westland, led a R&D project that introduced modern control systems, which can significantly reduce some of the challenges experienced in the dyehouses of today.
Collaborating with Future Fashion Factory, Professor Stephen Westland, and their software partner, Juno Software, Pennine Weavers unpicked the challenges behind the implementation of Artificial Intelligence as part of a weavers’ operations and processes.
As part of a Future Fashion Factory project, Assyst Bullmer collaborated with Future Fashion Factory exploring how the latest technological innovations from the automotive and aerospace sectors could be applied in UK fashion manufacturing.
Working with Future Fashion Factory researchers, Rose Danford-Phillips is exploring the possibilities of using natural pigments in printed fashion products as an alternative to traditional synthetic colorants.
Using green chemistry to extract and re-process the dyes from waste textiles, DyeRecyle is enabling a more circular approach to coloration.
From a kombucha dress to mycellium ‘leather’, Aurélie Fontan puts biodesign at the heart of her work. With Osmose Studio, she and partner Ashley Granter are commercialising their research into more sustainable materials.