Clare Campbell of Prickly Thistle has teamed up with the Edinburgh based Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) to develop natural fibre reusable face mask.
The fashion industry is increasingly the focus of ways to reduce waste. And now textile engineers are researching a wool like product that has fascinating properties.
Evidence has now come to light from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute research excavation at the Ness of Brodgar of woven textiles in use 5,000 years ago.
The project titled ‘Augmented Fashion: Immersive Interactions for Sustainable Heritage in Fashion and Textiles’ involves RGU working with industry partners across Scotland and academics in Shangahi, China.
This year will see commemorations to mark the signing of The Declaration of Arbroath in 1320.
Five artists are currently exhibiting at The Old Library, Kirkwall
Art and textile students will be showcasing their work from 18th to 27th of June at Orkney College UHI, Kirkwall.
“Orkney College leads the way with this exciting new approach to exhibiting work. It really takes these group of island out into the world”