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

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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What Is the Perfect Color Worth? Inside the mysterious art — and big business — of color forecasting

Article written by BRUCE FALCONER, New York Times 28 February 2018: Last spring, a dozen people filtered into a sunny, whitewashed conference room on the seventh floor of the Royal College of Art, overlooking London’s Hyde Park. Mostly Western Europeans from different precincts of the fashion industry, they had been called together by a British man named David Shah, editor and publisher of the Pantone View Colour Planner. The book, issued each February and August, is a four-ring binder containing pigment and…

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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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