Meet the future in 2018

Texprint relaunches as TexSelect – if you’ve ever wondered how important textiles are to all that surrounds us, explore more here...

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Our Vision

...is to link academia to industry through the unique TexSelect mentorship programme, and to see highly skilled UK-trained textile designers applauded and employed worldwide.

Supporting Textile Design Futures since 1972

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Ratti SpA: Discover the Art of Printing on Fabric

Published with permission of master Italian printer Ratti and Blossom / Première Vision Paris, both sponsors of TexSelect. This video illustrates a unique immersion in artisanal know-how. Ratti owns a large collection of wood printing plates. These archives, acquired in the 1970s, recount the history of pre-1900 textile designs. The wood and copper plates are veritable masterpieces of traditional craftsmanship. “Today as in the past, breathing life into silk is an art.” “This is a way to share our world…

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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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