Textile is a communication element par excellence. Widely present in all peoples and all cultures, it is proposed as an interface of communication between individuals and as an element of cultural recognition and social belonging. D_Tex 2019 proposes the theme "In Touch" in order to expand the theme of textile communication in all its senses: from personal communication and social relations, to technologies, through touch and comfort, integrated and extensible forms of communication , physical or virtual, among others.
Specific Congress Themes:
Weave Design; Weave Technology; Hand Weaving; Weaving Methodologies; Etc.
Knit Design; Knit Technology; Hand Knitting; Knitting Methodologies; Etc.
Non-Woven Design; Non-Woven Technology; Felt; Etc.
4. TEXTILE ART, IDENTITY, CULTURE and CRAFT:
Textile Aesthetic; Clerical Textiles; Handmade Textiles; Traditional Textiles; Textile Craft; Colonial Textiles, Etc.
5. SURFACE DESIGN:
Textile Design, Textile Dyeing and Printing; Textile Embroidery; Textile Embellishment and Finishing; Fabrics; Textile Packaging; etc.
6. TECHNICAL AND SMART TEXTILES:
Functional Textiles; Architextiles, Civil and Environmental Textiles; Textile Biotechnology; Textile Nanotechnology; Medical Textiles; Cosmetic Textiles; Etc.
7. SUSTAINABLE TEXTILE:
Textile Reuse; Textile Recycling; Textile Redesign; Etc.
8. DIGITAL AND VIRTUAL TEXTILE DESIGN:
Textile Simulation; Textile Augmented Reality; 3D Textiles and Textile Structures; Etc.
9. TEXTILE PRODUCTS:
Textile Objects; Home Textiles; Automotive Textiles; Textile Innovation; Textile Accessories; Etc.
10. MARKETING AND CONSUMPTION:
Textile Market; Textile Marketing trends; Branding; Retailing; Etc.
11. TEACHING, RESEARCH AND EDUCATION:
Textile Social Projects; Textile Learning; Research Textile Design; Research Methodologies; Educational Methods; Etc.