Unleashing Merino’s Brilliance

Latest Innovations

Sitting on our hands is not an option

At Designer Textiles International we are constantly questioning everything we do. We examine our processes, our products, our impact on the environment, our sensitivity to the marketplace and our service to customers. And that allows us to unleash more of Merino’s brilliance.

Active Fresh

Active Fresh

Perfect for fabrics that have a Merino polyester blend.

Active Fresh is the first bio-based, sustainable, anti-microbial and anti-odour technology treatment for fabrics.

Results:

GS testing results showed a 99% reduction in the Escherichia coli under dynamic contact with Merino and Merino/synthetic blend fabrics.

  • Anti-microbial, anti-odour
  • Bio based, sustainable, green technology
  • Durable – proven washing resistance
  • Dermatologically tested and approved

Naturetexx Plasma

Naturetexx Plasma

Here’s a Merino story that’s even better. Naturetexx Plasma is an advancement in fibre technology using just electricity and air. Chlorine has been removed from the process completely.

Naturetexx Plasma:

  • Retains all the natural attributes of Merino fibre
  • Is chlorine and AOX free
  • GOTS and IVN Best certified for organic use
  • Bluesign approved
  • Received the 2015 Outdoor trade ‘Sustainable Innovators Category’ award 

Merino Dry

Merino Dry

Merino Dry is a breakthrough performance fabric that combines unique Merino design with 37.5 technology. Using an optimal mix of natural Merino with active natural minerals and synthetic fibres it balances the body’s microclimate to maintain the ideal 37.5 performance zone.

The proven benefits of Merino Dry 37.5

  • Decreases rate of core temperature build up
  • Proven to extends an athletes peak performance
  • Removes moisture. Dries up to six times faster than other Merino fabrics
  • Natural and hypoallergenic
  • Increases tenacity and reduces cost when blended with polyester
  • Absorbs and traps a wider range of odour molecules which are released and refreshed when washed.

Jacquard

Jacquard

When it comes to colour, patterns and designs, it’s anything goes! New technology can recreate your wildest creations on our complete range of Merino fabrics.

We can dye multiple fibres to enhance flexibility and design. We have a huge range of colours and designs at your disposal. And the decorative detail that can be achieved is simply astonishing.

3D Formations

3D Formations

3D Formations will change the way you look at Merino fabric. Now, you can add an extra dimension to your designs.

We can create padded outer-layer structures with air encapsulation technology, which deliver lightweight insulated cushioning and extra warmth.

We can also create fabric featuring non-padded structures for striking visual animation and lighter trans-seasonal wear.

Digital Printing

Digital Printing