CLOTHES AFTER WEARING

CLOTHES AFTER WEARING

You love your clothes and have had great times with them but let’s face it, like most relationships sometimes they have to be renewed. When you’ve reached this point with your beloved garments you don’t need to be nasty with them and the environment. The approximate...
BEYOND CRAFT

BEYOND CRAFT

After more than 50 years of armed conflict in Colombia, the most recent implemented peace process has proved to be slow and, in some cases, unperceived. Indigenous communities in the north are one of the most affected by the conflict.  Their personal  intervention to...
MATERIAL MATTER

MATERIAL MATTER

It appears that once we understand a paradigm, the nature of the universe is to create another, seeming as if nature would always be in a constant state of self-creation, of developing reality or becoming.  Therefore, a design cannot solve a problem indefinitely,...
MAMAJAGUA RECYCLING PLASTICS

MAMAJAGUA RECYCLING PLASTICS

Mamajagua was a three-year plastic recycling initiative led by Colombian artist and designer Norma Albarez, in Taganga, north of Colombia. After living many years abroad, Norma returned to her native country and settle in Taganga where she began a project to clean the...
ORGANIC COTTON

ORGANIC COTTON

‘It takes approximately 20,000 liters of water to grow 1 kilogram of cotton, which is enough to make a single pair of jeans and a t-shirt.’ Until around 2pm today 50% of all fabrics produced in the world were made of cotton and you know it, cotton is a very thirsty...