Reflective consumption

Figure 1. Teresa showing Sirpa how the ‘half-made’ mittens are stitched together. As part of our on-going activities to explore design’s role in creating new ‘value propositions’ for emergent enterprise models, we ran a three day Pop-Up Shop in Lahti,

Reflective consumption

Figure 1. Teresa showing Sirpa how the ‘half-made’ mittens are stitched together. As part of our on-going activities to explore design’s role in creating new ‘value propositions’ for emergent enterprise models, we ran a three day Pop-Up Shop in Lahti,

The Open Fashion Design Pop-Up Shop

The Open Fashion Design Pop-Up Shop, 30. Jan – 1. Feb 2014, Lahti, Finland  We are welcoming designers, sellers and participants from the 30th Jan. – 1st Feb. 2014 to the first Open Fashion Design Pop-up shop! It is a

The Open Fashion Design Pop-Up Shop

The Open Fashion Design Pop-Up Shop, 30. Jan – 1. Feb 2014, Lahti, Finland  We are welcoming designers, sellers and participants from the 30th Jan. – 1st Feb. 2014 to the first Open Fashion Design Pop-up shop! It is a

MODE UNCUT – to challenge the existing

 MODE UNCUT   The Open Fashion Design Network – Re-patterning the fashion industry, stitch by stitch! Yesterday, the 14th January 2014 we soft launched the recently established Open Fashion Design Network: MODE UNCUT. MODE UNCUT aims to challenge the existing system

MODE UNCUT – to challenge the existing

 MODE UNCUT   The Open Fashion Design Network – Re-patterning the fashion industry, stitch by stitch! Yesterday, the 14th January 2014 we soft launched the recently established Open Fashion Design Network: MODE UNCUT. MODE UNCUT aims to challenge the existing system

Open participatory clothing design. Project: Make{able}

Open participatory clothing design. Project: Make{able} – Exploring new relationships between designers, producers and consumers. The current fashion industry with its fast production and consumption cycles is unable to sustain in the future. It requires a high resource input, to generate cheap

Open participatory clothing design. Project: Make{able}

Open participatory clothing design. Project: Make{able} – Exploring new relationships between designers, producers and consumers. The current fashion industry with its fast production and consumption cycles is unable to sustain in the future. It requires a high resource input, to generate cheap

Cross-disciplinary action at Cumulus event

Visit the ‘Venice of Portugal’, the city of Aveiro, just one hour south of Porto for a genuinely cross-disciplinary conference engaging the arts, design, digital media and music. Next year’s Cumulus conference, 8-10 May 2014, is suitably themed “What’s On:

Cross-disciplinary action at Cumulus event

Visit the ‘Venice of Portugal’, the city of Aveiro, just one hour south of Porto for a genuinely cross-disciplinary conference engaging the arts, design, digital media and music. Next year’s Cumulus conference, 8-10 May 2014, is suitably themed “What’s On:

Seminar: Mapping Alternative Fashion Economies

HalfWay Fashion invites you to join our seminar/workshop: 04. 12. 2013, 10am-3pm, Aalto ARTS, Mediafactory, Hämmentie 135A, Helsinki MAPPING ALTERNATIVE FASHION ECONOMIES!  From passive overconsumption to active co-creation.  This seminar aims to inspire fashion and other designers and design students to

Seminar: Mapping Alternative Fashion Economies

HalfWay Fashion invites you to join our seminar/workshop: 04. 12. 2013, 10am-3pm, Aalto ARTS, Mediafactory, Hämmentie 135A, Helsinki MAPPING ALTERNATIVE FASHION ECONOMIES!  From passive overconsumption to active co-creation.  This seminar aims to inspire fashion and other designers and design students to

Designing with(in) communities

I’ve just returned from Campeche in the Yuccatan peninsula, Mexico, where I contributed to Aalto Mexico Lab II, an on-going exploration in design education with a Mayan community called 20deNoviembre.  I was invited by Susu Nousala, a post-doctoral researcher at

Designing with(in) communities

I’ve just returned from Campeche in the Yuccatan peninsula, Mexico, where I contributed to Aalto Mexico Lab II, an on-going exploration in design education with a Mayan community called 20deNoviembre.  I was invited by Susu Nousala, a post-doctoral researcher at