Sustainable Performance Fabric in Luxury & Lifestyle Design

Start Date
04/13/2017
End Date
04/11/2019
Description
The proven durability and colorfastness of many performance fabrics allows them to maintain their appearance even in harsh outdoor environments. Today’s high-quality performance fabric looks right at home indoors, too, with soft, inviting textiles available in a wide array of colors, textures, and patterns. This course provides an analysis of the manufacturing processes, testing, and relevant sustainability considerations, and discusses the many possibilities for designing exceptional luxury and lifestyle spaces with performance fabric.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Residential Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Discuss the qualities that contribute to fabric performance and recognize in which applications each is critical.
Describe the manufacturing process and the different types of fibers, weaves, coloration methods, and finishing used.
Restate the common testing methods used in the performance fabric industry.
List some of the sustainable initiatives in performance fabric manufacturing.
Explore how performance fabric can be used in luxury and lifestyle design.
Instructors
Gina B. Wicker
Website Registration
Course Codes
AEC980
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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