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?
EL Wire is a new decorative material used for clothes that lights up. It is thin, flexible, lightweight and does not heat up.
Clothing store Zeeman describes itself as a ‘good and cheap’ fashion brand. But it hosted a high end fashion show at the Amsterdam Fashion Week under the fake brand name ‘Frank’. At the end of the show, the real brand was revealed. The case study video was viewed 160.000 times and #zeeman became a trending topic on Twitter.