Meet the future in 2018

Meet the textile stars of the future – if you’ve ever wondered how important textiles are to all that surrounds us, explore more here...

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To see highly skilled UK-trained textile designers recognised, and their creativity and expertise employed by innovative companies worldwide. The unique TexSelect mentorship programme supports this vital transition between academia and industry.

Supporting Textile Design Futures since 1972

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TexSelect 2018: Notebook from Paris

Best of British textile talent came to the fore at Première Vision Paris, 19-21 September. Let’s take a quick look behind the scenes. Twenty four young designers, three days of excitement, nervousness and upheaval and a once in a lifetime opportunity to communicate with the biggest names of the textile industry. For the talented textile stars of 2018, the TexSelect showcase at Première Vision Designs was the highlight of their career so far. “It’s such a huge opportunity,” said Grace…

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“ The Woolmark Company has been involved with TexSelect for over 30 years. They do an amazing job for young designers who are about to embark on their careers; textile design is so important to our industry and it is wonderful to see TexSelect nurturing these new talents. ”

Julie Davies, The Woolmark Company, General Manager, Processing Innovation & Education Extension

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TexSelect is a registered charity, entirely funded by the generous sponsorship of industry, by British charitable foundations, and by individuals connected to the industry. All believe wholeheartedly in supporting the next generation of textile design talent and in encouraging innovation and excellence.

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