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2014-07-14 08:21:57

Kornit Digital collaborated with FIT to give students the opportunity to design for environmentally conscious textile printing TEL AVIV, Israel, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kornit Digital and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), State University of New York, announced today that the three winning designs of the 2014 Sustainable Digital Textile Printing Challenge will be exhibited to the general public for the first time at the prestigious Premier Vision show in New York in...

2014-01-23 04:21:44

Banana Republic Marimekko Collection Brings a Pop of Color to her Summer Wardrobe NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banana Republic and Finnish fashion and design house Marimekko announce the Banana Republic Marimekko Collection - a limited-edition capsule that uniquely marries Banana Republic's modern, American style with some of Marimekko's most iconic textile designs - offering a spirited collection of dresses, separates and accessories for women that will make her summer...

2010-06-22 07:07:00

STOCKHOLM, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Bemz (www.bemz.com), the Swedish company that allows customers to personalize their IKEA sofas and chairs, announced a partnership with Designers Guild, one of the most innovative textile design companies in the world. Select Designers Guild textiles from the new Barcelona Collection will be available as slipcovers for over 70 sofa and chair models on the Bemz website beginning today. The Barcelona Collection is Designers Guild's latest collection of...

2009-11-10 10:31:00

SEVELEN, Switzerland, November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On 6 November Schoeller Technologies has been awarded with the Textile Design Award 2009 for research and development in textile sector. coldblack(R) is the result of a close cooperation between Schoeller and Clariant International. "coldblack(R) represents a practically invisible but enormously useful design achievement," said juror Daniel Zehntner. "One that deserves to be known and recognised in the highest degree. The twofold...

2008-08-18 00:00:17

One of Derbyshire's only spinning and weaving teachers has revealed the social networking revolution is helping her business beat the economic slump. Textile designer Alison Daykin, 53, said she had boosted her business and increased sales through an online networking site for small businesses and individual sellers. BT Tradespace allows firms to set up a webpage to interact with similar companies or shoppers. Ms Daykin, of Willington, has been weaving since she was eight years old and...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'