Research Centres

BFTT works in close collaboration with specialist research centres in sustainable fashion and circular design, materials science and textiles manufacturing. The centres are based at the partner universities.

A female model in a long dress, walking alongside a stoned wall

Centre for Sustainable Fashion

UAL | London College of Fashion
A material map of linen viscose glass corn bamboo and sand

Centre for Circular Design

UAL | Chelsea College of Arts
A yellow fruit is cut in half and contents are bring explored by a worker

Division of Materials Engineering

Queen Mary University of London
A male worker is looking at a stack of newly woven fabric in a mill

Centre for Industrial Sustainability

University of Cambridge
Female model walking in a park

Fashion Business Research Centre

UAL | London College of Fashion
Digital Anthropology Lab logo

Digital Anthropology Lab

UAL | London College of Fashion
Woven fabric of conductive yarn is being explored by researchers using technology such as arduino devices

Textile Futures Research Community

UAL | Central Saint Martins
A white fabric is shown in close up detail with

Textile Design Research Group

Loughborough University
A picture is shown with fine details of repeated patterns which almost look like pheasant's feathers interwoven into each other in shades of brown colour

Department of Anthropology

University College London
Collection of mosaic tiles with geometric shapes in red yellow and black colours

The V&A Research Institute (VARI)

The Victoria & Albert Museum