We started a while ago our series “The Stuff That Matters” and are fully committed in 2020 to shed a light on new materials (like today’s parachute recycling project), sustainable production processes, mindful, and ethical design.
Layer Design under the direction of Sebastian Humbert has teamed up with fashion brand RÆBURN for a new project using parachute recycling to give new form and meaning to four rocking chairs. The RÆMADE ethos, in particular, has pioneered the reworking of surplus fabrics and garments to create distinctive and functional pieces.
The simple, modernist steel structures provide a “blank canvas” for the parachute material, allowing the textile to be the most expressive element of each piece. The fabric has been wrapped, slung and hung within and around the framework to create padding, webbing and cover solutions with simple fixation points.”- Layer Design
If you’d like to learn more about sustainable materials and what is possible today in the Green Design universe, please see our latest Trend Report REGENERATION.