THE UNSEEN

Lauren Bowker has created a collaborative of scientists and designers to innovate in how we experience textiles to the point of breeding magick!

Evolution not Revolution

My friend Rob posted this status earlier today and I don’t think I can put it ay better: I respect democracy and fully appreciate that there are a majority of people in this country who felt their government failed them and they were not being represented, even if my personal views were to remain. However…

Matt Damon talks

A concise speech to highlight what we are accepting; what we are doing wrong. Why are the people that see it and care for us not filling all the positions of power on our earth?

Ethical Cashmere and Wool

Lesley Prior has been farming cashmere goats and bowmont sheep since 2002. She is willing to pay more for textile processing with some of the best in the world… in Yorkshire and Lancashire. As a farmer aware of the environmental impacts of processing fibre, she is passionate about keeping her trade in the UK. Processing in less…

The Edible Six Pack Ring

Six pack rings used to hold together canned drinks have long been a symbol for how our plastic consumption harms wildlife. We’ve all seen images of animals trapped in the plastic rings. People cut open the rings but animals still die as a result of ingesting the material. One brewery in America has found a solution: an edible…

The Ground Fridge

The ground fridge is buried underground to keep an area- 20x that of an average fridge- cooled to between 7 and 15 degrees celsius depending on the groundwater temperature. The fridge uses NO ENERGY to stay cool. Is this perhaps the future for fridges. I know I would have one…

The Vegan Burger that Bleeds!

They’ve discovered what makes meat taste like meat…haem! And its found in the the roots of legumes. So its vegan! Impossible foods have funding to continue to develop their vegan burger that may just be the best meat substitute yet. With an aim to reduce the meat industry and all its negative environmental and ethical…

The 30 year T-shirt

“Experts say sustainable clothing is likely more than a passing trend.” How exciting! Considering it is a long term commitment to truly be sustainable, it seems it may be sticking. Even the fashion industry- famously fickle- seems to be catching on. Cridland are seeing a 30 year guarantee on their clothing as an investment. Repairs…

Francli Craftwear

I have been running a project with a local (to Cornwall UK) company called Francli. They sustainably source textiles from military surplus stores and offcuts from factories to hand-make bespoke ‘craftwear’. The products are aimed towards ‘outdoor makers’: people who live much of their life outdoors and love to create. Whether you may brew coffee…