Sustainable fashion :

Sustainable fashion : new approaches - 201 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm. - Aalto University publication series Art + Design + Architecture . - Art + Design + Architecture. .

Includes bibliographical references.

Tenents of sustainable fashion / Kirsi Niinimäki -- Values and green aesthetics / Kirsi Niinimäki -- What is the role of aesthetics in sustainability? / Maarit Aakko -- Ethical design / Kirsi Niinimäki -- Artisanal and slow: the case of Anna Ruohonen / Maarit Aakko -- Experimenting with zero-waste fashion / Maarit Aakko & Kirsi Niinimäki -- Design activism: critical and social / Kirsi Niinimäki -- Getting critical : "Why should I create anything?" / Anu Corin -- Changing the world with fashion / Kati Reijonen & Mari Krappala -- Product-service systems design thinking for sustainable fashion / Cosette Armstrong -- Planned continuity -- multi-life garments through modular structure & supplemental services / Essi Karell -- New values -- new business opportunities / Kirsi Niinimäki -- Sustainability driven innovation and fashion design / Anika Kozlowski -- Innovative fashion concepts and the communication of sustainability / Lisbeth Svengren Holm -- Open collaboration / Kirsi Niinimäki -- The making of a social object: collaboration between Nike and Centre for Sustainable Fashion / Dilys Williams -- Open participatory designing for an alternative fashion economy / Anja-Lisa Hirsher & Alastair Faud-Luke -- At the end: envisioning the future / Kirsi Niinimäki.

This publication aims to provide a source of inspiration for students, designers and companies, and all stakeholders whose interest lies in the area of sustainable fashion. The book presents approaches to fashion that embrace future-oriented value. Several chapters illustrate how effective fashion can be as transformative design or change agent experimentation. A sustainable approach can also reframe current business thinking and reveal opportunities for innovative business strategies. Sustainable Fashion proposes how we can make positive change in current practices and how to effect new mindsets, creating transformation in fashion.

9789526055725 9526055721

Fashion design--Environmental aspects.
Sustainable design.

TT 507 SUS / S87 2013

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