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The Swedish School of Textiles
2017
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Linnea Bågander

Curiosity that pushes the limits of the mind

Basic research, the unconditional search for new knowledge can result in unexpected applications that may change society.

Paper dress

Smartly dressed in 100 percent Swedish paper

A dress made of paper from Swedish forests. A new innovation project aims at enabling textile production of raw material from the pulp industry.


The Swedish School of Textiles at London Fashion Week

The bachelor and master students in fashion design show their degree work at London Fashion Week.


Research takes the deafblind out of the dark

A garment that can act as a communicative interface for deafblind people – this is the expected result of a unique and innovative EU project.


A new sanitary pad that can change lives in developing countries

A reusable sanitary pad that could change everyday life for women in developing countries is being developed at the Swedish School of Textiles.


This is how traceability in textiles can be integrated

Black and white threads, with different dense twists that form a pattern in a woven or knitted piece of fabric, can be used as a traceable tag.


New methods in textile production can improve the environment

A new research project will develop methods for dyeing and finishing textiles. The purpose is to reduce wastewater from the dyeing companies.


Festive day at the university

This year’s professorial inauguration and doctoral degree conferment ceremony at the University of Borås took place 5 May.


Welcome to lectures with new professors and honorary doctor

Grab the opportunity to listen to lectures in different areas when the university’s new professors and the new honorary doctor give their lectures.


Viviana takes on new challenges in Japan

Viviana Hohenstein is studying her final semester at the Textile design programme and was just offered a position at Toyota Motor.