Product designers from around the world will now have easy insight into Cordura's latest Live Durable Fabric technologies after two new categories of it high-performance fabrics were added to Material ConneXion's online library of innovative materials.

New materials are carefully evaluated based on their technical offerings, innovation and performance. Cordura denims from the brand's X.Venture Collexion, engineered by Pakistan weaver Artistic Milliners and designed by Struktur Studio's co-founder and long-time collaborator Michelle Rose, have been added to the library, alongside fabrics from the Performance Naturals collaboration with Cotton Incorporated.

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Material ConneXion helps companies leverage material innovation to create better products and experiences, material libraries in Bangkok, Thailand; Bilbao, Spain; Daegu, South Korea; Milan, Italy; Skövde, Sweden; Tokyo, Japan; and New York City.

The denims are now on display in Material ConneXion's multiple global showrooms, as well as included in the company's comprehensive online database.

"We are honoured that our fabrics have been selected for inclusion in such a leading innovative, materials driven global platform, says Cindy McNaull, global Cordura brand and marketing director. "Between Material ConneXion's extensive showrooms all around the world and the easy accessibility of its online directory, designers will have quick and convenient insight into our latest Live Durable Fabric technologies."

The denims now on display include Cordura Denim with Schoeller PCM Technology; Cordura Denim with Schoeller ceraspace Technology; and Cordura Combat Wool Denim.

Meanwhile, the Material ConneXion review committee also selected Storm Cotton French Terry and TransDRY Twill fabrics based on intimate blend Cordura NYCO (Nylon/Cotton) fabric technology.

"Our fabric categories are scientific in nature, but tailored to suit the design community," adds Gayatri Keskar, senior material scientist, advanced materials, with Material ConneXion. "Including the Cordura brand allows us to expand our portfolio and offer a wider variety of durable, cross-functional fabrics to our audience."