THE DYE SAMPLES

Previously on Hope’s Dye Lab…we saw the samples hanging up to dry above the kitchen sink. What happened next? What recipes were concocted in the witch’s cauldron? I bet you are ‘dye-ing’ to see…ew I’m sorry that was awful *cringe* Well, I hand washed the fabric and samples in the …

DYING, NATURALLY.

This week, in my make-shift dye lab (aka the flat kitchen), I have spent hours stirring various concoctions; staring into the bubbling abyss, hearing distant chants “Double, double toil and trouble, Fire burn and cauldron bubble”. THE PROCESS I began by gathering leftover bits of fruits and vegetables to use …

CONCEPT + CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Since the Industrial Revolution, technological progress has been rapid and unstoppable. A level of material comfort, previously unimaginable, has been created with endless products readily available to consumers at rock-bottom prices. However, the current linear ‘take-make-waste’ economy has its expiry date. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation work with businesses, academia, policymakers …