April 30, 2018

Despite fashion's bad rep, as designers we have cause to be excited about the future. Amazing cross-discipline innovations and greater transparency will be the cure for the industry's ills. Presentations at RISD speak to this optimistic outlook.

Couldn't make it this exclusive event? No worries - here's a rundown of the amazing presentations given by POLYCHROME and Nineteenth Amendment at the BUild Lab at Boston University.

February 19, 2018

When we started Polychrome, we envisioned a service that would not only bring you fresh ideas and inspiration, but also a feeling of relief.

November 6, 2017

There are so many topics to address when referring to fashion's embrace of new technologies.  I am fascinated with how the advances coming our way will revolutionize the industry as we have known it.

August 28, 2017

It seems that since its early discovery, the world's passion for indigo has never abated. While innovation and new designs use the coveted shade, indigo is still hitting the runways while paying homage to its decadent history.

August 21, 2017

Budapest is on the fashion world's radar. Traditional folk dress, with elaborate embroideries, motif-rich prints, and intricate lace from Hungary are a source of inspiration for many modern fashions. Also a widespread appreciation of Bohemian style is trending in...

August 14, 2017

In addition to fabrics utilizing conductive material to communicate or record info about the wearer, there are also projects in the works to react to the wearer's environment in regards to stress triggers. It seems the sky is the limit as far as the potential to im...

July 10, 2017

Innovative developments in the textiles field aim to answer the question: How can technology create fabrics that will perform in ways we have not been able to demand before from traditional fabrics?

July 3, 2017

Although there are many methods of printing designs onto textiles, for flexibility in design and fast turnaround digital printing may be preferable to traditional methods for many fashion apparel designers.

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