Fashion & Design (176)
Taking cover under plastic waste
The designer Garth Britzman has used plastic bottles to create a cover for a parking space. To give it a bit of colour, he added dyed liquid to the bottles to produce a specific design.
Why it matters
Is this an interesting and creative use of recycled material? Are practical yet artistic installations the way forward to help solve a very serious problem such as plastic waste?
Cloth is a fashion iPhone app that allows users to keep track of their favourite outfits on their phone. The app allows you to photograph, categorize and share your favourite outfits via Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. The company recently teamed up with Weather Underground to add a new exciting feature to the app. The updated app uses real-time weather data to pull appropriate outfits from your history based on current weather conditions.
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