Sunday, January 17, 2010

Eco Jewellery at the Science Museum

Eternal Lace Products
By Laura Marsdon

(Graduate BA Textile Design and MA Textile Design Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London)

"Challenging the preconceptions about undesirable products that are recycled"

Each piece is hand crafted and a one off, combining traditional lace techniques with the plastic bag material.

Check out her Website for a look at more intricate lace products and further information about the designer.

Although not updated for a while, the blog has some great pictures of the pieces.

Uncommonly Beautiful Recycled Accessories
by Kirsty Kirkpatrick

(Graduated MA Textile Futures at Central St Martins, University of the Arts London)

'Anti Landfill Fashion Accessory Label'

Products used as materials for the collections:

Abandoned Furniture
Wine Boxes
Scrap Leather
Broken Jewellery
Fashion Industry Waste

Check out the Website
To buy the jewellery products online - unusual and beautiful necklaces, vintage button stud earrings and cute 'Brooch Pins'.

And also the Blog to keep up with the latest product news!

Lula Dot
by Lucy Norman

(Graduated BSc Product Design in 2007 at Brighton University)

Beautiful jewellery pieces included in the display at the Science Museum, although the earrings and accessories are not the only strings to her eco bow!! Checking out the Lula Dot website is a MUST! Through the website you can see how impressive and how far her product upcycling capabilities reach - quirky and clever product design through Upcycling insentives.

by Lucy Fergus

(Graduated MA Textile Futures in 2007 at Central St Martins, University of the Arts London)

Reusing waste and unwanted silicone, 'celebrating the element of unpredictability' to make jewellery and also lighting and floor coverings, once a material has been found it seems that the talent of the designer can manipulate this for any forms and the lines between fashion/product sustainable designer can blur.

Re-silicone Website

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