TIMELINE

2021

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August

July

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Grant - European light industries innovation and technology (ELIIT) project - in collaboration with Vienna Textile Lab

Interview - with Nomad Magazine - Berlin - DE

Exhibition - Design by Nature - Museum de Fundatie - Zwolle - NL

Exhibition - Fashion and Design Festival Arnhem (FDFA) · Arnhem - NL

Press - Luxiders magazine - Berlin - DE

Talk - Textile/Fiber Design – Collaborating with Nature - Fiberspace Gallery - Stockholm - SE

Press - Craft & Design published by the Korea Craft & Design Foundation - Seoul - KR

Exhibition - Showroom Limburg - Discovery Museum - Kerkrade - NL

Press - WGSN - London - UK

Press - COVER ALL - Seoul - KR

Press - Plug and Play

Interview - with ZoZo FashionTech - Tokyo - JP

Podcast - Future Visions ep.4 “How bacterial dyeing can change the toxic fashion industry” - Amsterdam - NL

Education - a group of five 3rd year BML students starts their Living Colour minor project at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

2020

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September

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May

 

January

 

Press - Vogue Business - US

Podcast - BlueCity's The Growcast ep.5 “Natural textile dyeing with bacteria” · Rotterdam - NL

Exhibition - Design to Fade; Living Colour x PUMA at Abierto de Diseño - Museo Franz Mayer - Mexico City - MX

Exhibition - Design to Fade; Living Colour x PUMA at Dutch Design Week (online) - Eindhoven - NL

Interview - with Laura Perryman of Colour of Saying - London - UK

Education - A group of five 3rd year BML students starts their Living Colour project at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

Interview - with #HeyDDW magazine of Dutch Design Week - NL

Press - L'Officiel Russia

Press - Elle Russia

Press - Marie Claire Magazine Hungary

Press - Hypebeast

Press - GQ Magazine Russia

Interview - with Fashion United NL

Interview - with local broadcast Rijnmond - Rotterdam - NL

Interview - with national Radio BNR news - NL

Press - TextilWirtschaft - DE

Press - EcoTextile - UK

Press - Just Style

Press - Fibre2Fashion

Press - Texintel - UK

Press - Textile Focus

Press - Fuorisalone Magazine - IT

Exhibition / Launch - Design to Fade; Living Colour x PUMA launch at Fuorisalone (online) - Milan - IT

Press - LS:N Global - UK

Exhibition - Design to Fade; Living Colour x PUMA preview at Dezeen Virtual Design Festival - London - UK

Talk - BNO IMG LAB: Fashion - Rotterdam - NL

Education - Two groups of five 3rd year BML students start their Living Colour minor project at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

2019

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August

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April

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Book - Unfolding Fashion Tech: Pioneers of Bright Futures - Marina Toeters - NL

Exhibition - Dutch Design Week: Embassy of Sustainability with ArtEZ - Eindhoven - NL

Exhibition - Raw Assembly - Melbourne - AU

Design - Start collaboration with PUMA Innovation

Education - Two groups of five 3rd year BML students start their Living Colour project at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

Exhibition - Barrett Barrera Projects at Seattle Art Fair - Seattle - US

Exhibition - A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes - MoPOP - Seattle - US

Exhibition - Raw Assembly - Sydney - AU

Talk - TEDxRotterdam - Rotterdam - NL

Press - Social Enterprise Insights - CN

Exhibition - Design Shanghai x Neuni Group - Shanghai - CN

Press - Next Nature Network - NL

Exhibition - ColourNext 2019 at India Design ID - New Delhi - IN

Round Table - The Future of Living Materials @ Avantex - Paris - FR

Education - Two groups of five 3rd year BML students start their Living Colour minor project at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

Exhibition - Future Fabrics Expo by The Sustainable Angle - Victoria House, London - GB

Award - Groenpact Impact Award by our ACT-students from Wageningen University & Research - NL

Talk - Embassy Lab; Water Conscious Fashion @ Neonyt - Kraftwerk, Berlin - DE

2018

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July

June

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March

February

January

Press - Setting Mind - US

Talk - Laura & Ilfa gave a guest lecture to 3rd year bachelor students at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

Nomination - Laura & Ilfa are nominated as "Future Fashion Pioneers" by Dutch TV show VPRO Tegenlicht

Talk - Colour Materialized Symposium - Avans Hogeschool - Breda - NL

Event - Corporate Fashion Award - Hulstkamp gebouw - Rotterdam - NL

Press - OW Our World - NL

Press - OW Our World - EN

Press - Arnhemse Koerier - NL

Exhibition - Bioneers Conference - The Change Makers Fair - San Rafael, CA - US

Press - Fast Company - US

Exhibition - Dutch Design Week - Fashion? Future design for the present - Campina Melkontvangst - Eindhoven - NL

Exhibition - Dutch Design Week - Work in Progress - Klokgebouw - Eindhoven - NL

Talk - Design Research & Innovation Festival (DRIVE) - NatLab - Eindhoven

Exhibition - Material Revolution - L.A. Style Fashion Week - Ren Gallery - Los Angeles - US

Press - CSPA Quarterly  - Issue 21 Material Futures (guest editor WhiteFeather Hunter) - US

Exhibition - Colour Via at London Design Festival - Surface Matter - London - GB

Press - Scientific American - US

Press - Resource Magazine WUR - NL

Education - Laura & Ilfa open a 6-month research project in collaboration with Wageningen University & Research and N-Chroma

Exhibition - Fashioning the Future - Impulse - Wageningen - NL

Press - NRC Handelsblad - NL

Design - Laura & Ilfa dressed Louise O. Fresco for the opening of the academic year of Wageningen University & Research

Press - Munique Magazine A/W 19-20 - DE

Exhibition - Munich Fabric Start - Munich - DE

Laura and Ilfa move their experiments to BlueCity Lab as their summer residence

Exhibition - State of Fashion - Melkfabriek - Arnhem - NL

Education - Start 2nd Academic Consultancy Training (ACT) project in collaboration with Wageningen University & Research

Laura and Ilfa return to the biomedical lab of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences to continue their research

Education - Start 1st Academic Consultancy Training (ACT) project in collaboration with Wageningen University & Research

Press - Tactile Trends - DE

Kick-off project The Future of Living Materials

Start collaboration with ArtEZ CoE Future Makers and Wageningen University and Research

2017

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June

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January

Talk - Symposium Natural Dyeing - Amersfoort - NL

Website Launch

Workshop - Night of Art and Science - Leiden - NL

Press - Sportswear International - DE

Press - Munique Magazine - DE

Exhibition - Munich Fabric Start - Munich - DE

Talk - Future Flight Movie Night - BlueCity - Rotterdam - NL

Press - TextielPlus - NL

Ilfa graduated from Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam with her Live Dye Kit

Talk - Innovation in Sustainable Fashion - VentureCafe - Rotterdam - NL

Exhibition & Workshop - FashionClash Festival - Fashion Makes Sense Lab - Maastricht - NL

Press - Financieel Dagblad - NL

Exhibition - Earth Matters - TextielMuseum - Tilburg - NL

Press - Viewpoint Colour - GB

Press  - Sourcing Journal - US

Press - Duurzaam Ondernemen - NL

Press - Tekstil Isveren - TR

Press - EcoTextile - GB

Press - Stylus - GB & US

Press - Domus - IT

Press - TextielPlus - NL

Publication - Living Colour - self-published

Exhibition -  reVISIONing Textile - Schatjes gallery - Amsterdam - NL

Laura and Ilfa start their cymatics experiments - biomedical lab - Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences - NL

2016

December

September

Laura and Ilfa start collaborating on Living Colour

Laura and Ilfa met for the first time at Textile Academy, Waag Society, Amsterdam