18–21 september
bargehouse, oxo tower wharf, london

the brands taking part

Material Matters showcases a curated mix of over 40 world-leading brands, designers, makers and organisations to celebrate the importance of materials and their ability to shape our lives. From product design, furniture and lighting to metal, ceramics, textiles or technology, the brands and makers on display are at the leading edge of contemporary design.


Room 6

BIOTEXFUTURE is an innovation space for biobased textile research funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The project is led by adidas AG and RWTH Aachen University.
Fibre Futures is an installation from BIOTEXFUTURE investigating material innovation in the field of high-performance textiles, illustrating projects that aim to positively impact the textile value chain, including alternative resource streams, innovative spinning techniques, and bio-manufacturing.