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?
Refashion is a new online-shop by the Hamburg based trading group OTTO which allows its mainly female users to go on a virtual shopping trip with their Facebook friends. While online shopping the CHAT’N’SHOP feature allows customers to look at and talk about the latest fashion together with their friends online.
The Be magazine has launched a challenge to its audience : go to a Diesel shop, try the clothes selected, and take a “be stupid” picture of themselves thanks to a photo booth located in the shop. These photos will then be uploaded onto the Be website, and the winners of the most deserving picture will get Diesel suits and a publication of their pictures in the magazine.