ATLANTA — Two key issues — China and Radio Frequency Identification — will be the focus of the upcoming Material World trade show.
With the vast majority of Material World attendees representing Western Hemisphere nations, exhibitors will promote the region’s advantages. But the Eastern threat looms large even at the show, where Asian exhibitors have increased by 40 percent, numbering 24 this year.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"