Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance


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Author Matilda McQuaid
Publisher Princeton Architectural Press
Manufacturer Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Catalogue
Date 2005
Country United States
Cover Paperback
Dimensions 11.2" x 8.7" x 0.9", 224 pp
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum exhibition catalog. Stronger, faster, lighter, safer, smarter... these are the textiles of tomorrow. From the carbon-fiber composite bicycle frame to the cardiac constraint sock and the Mars Pathfinder lander airbag, material innovations surround us. Our landscape, our buildings, our vehicles, our clothes, and our bodies all benefit from these highly engineered performance textiles.