The ‘Dispatchwork’ Activations of Jan Vormann

The ‘Dispatchwork’ Activations of Jan Vormann

by Andy Smith at Hi-Fructose Magazine • 2020-01-25 16:16:32 For more than a decade, Jan Vormann has used LEGOs to craft “dispatchwork” for centuries-old structures, public spaces across the globe, and other eroded areas. Within these pieces, which take hours and hours to create, he hides passageways and windows that ignite the imagination. The multi-colored …

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Forest

How companies can source man-made cellulosics more sustainably

Monday, January 27, 2020 – 1:30am Forest Stewardship Council In conjunction with the release of the Textile Exchange 2019 Material Change Index, GreenBiz has partnered with Textile Exchange to publish actionable insights for apparel and textile companies looking to source raw materials more sustainably. The entire series may be found here. Man-made cellulosics are regenerated fibers made …

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The Recent Illusionary Work of Leon Keer

The Recent Illusionary Work of Leon Keer

by Andy Smith at Hi-Fructose Magazine • 2020-01-24 16:07:50 With Leon Keer’s recent output, the painter continues to craft illusionary gallery work, murals, and installations that play with depth and nostalgia. A recent piece for Thinkspace’s anniversary show, titled “Addicted” (below), also saw the artist toying with lenticular painting. On his Instagram page, Keer has …

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fishing net, ghost net

How companies can source nylon more sustainably

Friday, January 24, 2020 – 1:30am Outerknown One of Econyl’s main inputs is ghost fishing nets pulled from the ocean, so using this fiber made sense for Outerknown’s environmental and communications goals, because clean water is a cause that resonates with its ocean-minded customer base. In conjunction with the release of the Textile Exchange 2019 …

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fleece, plastic bottles

How companies can source polyester more sustainably

Thursday, January 23, 2020 – 1:30am Lloyd Belcher/Patagonia Patagonia was the first outdoor clothing manufacturer to incorporate fleece made from post-consumer recycled plastic bottles into its clothing line. That was in 1993. In conjunction with the release of the Textile Exchange 2019 Material Change Index, GreenBiz has partnered with Textile Exchange to publish actionable insights …

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Volcom, cotton field

How companies can source cotton more sustainably

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 – 1:30am Volcom The sustainability conversation started in 2005 at lifestyle brand Volcom, although it didn’t call it that at the time. In conjunction with the release of the Textile Exchange 2019 Material Change Index, GreenBiz has partnered with Textile Exchange to publish actionable insights for apparel and textile companies looking …

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