RESEARCH is based around the complexities, contradictions and questions of textile sustainability that have globally become central to our lives. Sensitive issues such as material, production, marketing, the time of use and/or disposal are in focus worldwide. The development and design of everyday textile surfaces and products is being approached with local and cultural differences offering multi-perspectival ways of making. Textile, fiber or other materials – surfaces and products in interior or clothing /fashion contexts may be environmentally, ethically and economically problematic. Yet some of the most creative and promising initiatives of alternative thinking regarding matters of sustainability are happening in this field!