Pink Beasts – An Agave Fiber Project To Drive Awareness By Fernando Laposse

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We've been following Mexican designer Fernando Laposse's work for a while and admire how he translates local social causes into memorable design projects. A while ago, he started working with agave fiber and created his Beasts and other objects made with the help of textile designer Angela Damman and 45 Mayan women weaver from Yucatan (Mexico) over a period of …

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How To Market A Carpet Collection And Nail Current Needs

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This editorial is a master example of how to push the boundaries in surface design and how to market a carpet collection nailing current needs. We share this project not because we'd like to give you an idea of a new wall-to-wall carpet or rug design. The whole point is how they market the collection with a visual and written message. Object …

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Our Work: 4 Trend Videos 2020/21 – Part II

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In case you haven't seen the previous post and Part I of this series, please read the introduction: We hardly share any client collaborations over here or show a portfolio (new web site is under construction) of our work. This time, we'd like to present one of the (pre-COVID) trend collabs we've done for Lamigraf and the surface design industry …

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Our Work: 4 Trend Videos 2020/21 – Part I

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We hardly share any client collaborations over here or show a portfolio (new web site is under construction) of our work. This time, we'd like to present one of the (pre-COVID) trend collabs we've done for Lamigraf and the surface design industry here in Spain and show you 4 Trend Videos 2020/21. It's probably little known that Eclectic Trends has …

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Mycelium mushroom grows into a living coffin

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Mushroom mycelium is a longtime favorite material here on Eclectic Trends and has appeared throughout the years in a few trend lectures. On this occasion, we'd like to show you how mycelium mushroom grows into a living coffin and how fungi could be used as burial markers next. Biodesigner and researcher Bob Hendrikx develops the Loop Cocoon coffin, which actively contributes …

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COS launches RESELL To Buy Or Presell Pre-Owned Pieces

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COS launchesĀ resellĀ - a platform or resale business to buy and sell pre-owned styles in an effort to give their clothes a longer life. Sustainability is also about maintaining pieces in a longer lifecycle, but this move responds. also to the fact that overproduction is a huge issue and it gives the brand control over the secondhand market. To start with, …

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