''I love observing textile trends and creating stories around them.''


Tactile Trends is a blog written by freelance lingerie designer Rachel Higginbottom. It features the most progressive and sustainable brands and artists in materials, textiles and trend forecasting.

'Each month I focus on one material related topic. This enables me to publish in-depth research which I communicate via trend forecasts, interviews and reviews, resulting in collaborative perspectives on material futures'.

You can learn about upcoming issues of Tactile Trends and also find out about contributing relevant content by heading to the contact page here.

Who Reads Tactile Trends?

The readers of Tactile Trends are creative professionals that enjoy visual storytelling and value quality over quantity. They are passionate about innovation, processes and technology in materials whether it be in the area of fashion, interior or industrial design. 

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