REFLECT. RESPOND. REFINE. Sample development

After gathering research considering materials, colour and composition, I started to sample small sections from my sketches. I am using the techniques discussed in my previous blog posts. Mola work samples are quite successful. Microbial cellulose gives a leathery, skin like tactile sensation. The additional fabrics provide structure and sturdiness …

REFLECT. RESPOND. REFINE. Planning

The essence of my current project is sustainability and responsible design. I am focusing on recycling, repurposing, sustainable fibre, zero-waste techniques. I am concentrating on designing for the circular economy. The design will be targeted to women’s fashion. The research board above explains my concept in more detail. I will …

BIOMIMICRY. Materials and possibilities. SAMPLING

Looking at my research boards and drawings I made samples, using unconventional materials, the ones found in the started pack, and some sourced personally.  Based on my recorded research, I have STRUCTURE and FUSION, TEXTURE, MOBILITY, RESPIRATION, WATER REPELLENCE, RESISTANCE and AESTHETICS in mind. I have used leatherette, cork sheet, …