Coatings and laminates allow for the introduction of smart functionalities for textile products. They are suitable for a wide range of textile applications and can contribute to improving product performance. This pioneering book is a valuable reference and stimulus for developing and improving coated and laminated textile products. The first section of the book covers the fundamentals of coatings and laminates. Themes range from coating and laminating processing and production techniques to testing and quality assurance. The remainder of the book covers different types of smart coatings and laminates such as intelligent weatherproof coatings, phase change coatings, and nanotechnology based coatings.