SEPTEMBER 2014 Opening of the University Campus Toni Areal with tailor made fabrics of Annette Douglas >, Winner of Blue Drop Award 2014 "BEST CONTRACT" at MOOD in Brussels AUGUST Acoustic Collection "Silent Space Collection - extended" reaching sound absorption alpha w 0.8 MAY Opening concert on the isle of music in Rheinau > MARCH WSDG Newsletter Project "Hirslanden Cardiac Clinic" > FEBRUARY the olympic finish for Sotschi >
NOVEMBER 2013 Speech at Symposium Lucerne "Design & Lifecycle" SEPTEMBER Empa News > AUGUST "EESC European Award 2013" for excellent design, function and research efforts >. New "Atelier Pfister Collection" in all stores> MAY 2013 Portrait Spectrooms Nr. 2 > (Fachkom Verlag, Langnau, Redaktion Sigrid Hanke Medienarbeit, Zuerich) JANUARY 2013 Acoustics wins "Interior Innovation Award 2013" in Cologne >
NOVEMBER 2012 NZZ 27.11.12 "Hartes Holz mit sanftem Wellenschlag" > Museum Winterthur "Wood Loop" Annette Douglas Textiles touches wood > JULY 2012 Annette Douglas wins Red Dot "Best of the Best" > and the statment of the jury > JUNE 2012 Annette Douglas wins the Dewll Award 2012 in Los Angeles > MAY 2012 Winner of the design competition "curtains for Toni Areal Zuerich"
NOVEMBER 2011 Winner Swiss Design AWARD > JULY 2011 News 14.7.11 10vor 10 >, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 21. 6. 11 "Stoffe, die Stille schaffen" > MAY 2011 Media Release Empa "Curtains that quench noise" > Msnbc.com by Michelle Bryner Innovation "High-tech curtains" > . Newspaper Tagesanzeiger 5. 4. 11, a portrait of A. Douglas >
JANUARY 2011 annette douglas textiles ltd, public company focusing on innovative textiles
OCTOBER 1999 annette doulgas textiles is founded
Annette Douglas Textiles
Innovation in every fibre
From custom problem analysis via scoping, design, engineering, production and application to Consulting and Service services – with Annette Douglas everything is tailor made, optimized and in good hands and from a single source.
Annette Douglas lives and works for textiles, for design and innovation. She is in the third generation of her family to work in the textile industry and startet 1997 her career in the textile design field. She is a multi award winner like the prestigious «Red Dot Best of the Best 2012» and «Design Preis Schweiz 2011» and the «EESC European Award 2013» handed over from the European Union Committee.
Thanks to her skills, expertise and experience, she is able to make lasting improvements in the areas where the competing interests of design, production technology, acoustics, research and development and costs come together. With an unerring sense of what has future potential and what is more than just in fashion. Annette Douglas develops for textile producers, architects and editors.
In spring 2011, Annette Douglas launched the «Silent Space Collection» a worldwide novelty. The first transparent acoustic curtain collection Annette Douglas Textiles ACOUSTICS®. The launch of the «Silent Space Collection» is the fruit of years research efforts an as a part of a CTI research project in close collaboration with EMPA (Federal Research Institute). In 2014 with the launch of the «Silent Space Collection - extended» a further innovation is launchend, achiving higher sound absorption values up to alpha w 0.8.