Practice-based sustainable design strategies

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Faculti aims to communicate the latest research news, publications and information in a way that is accessible and available to the wider public.  Film is their medium of choice, capturing research at the cutting edge of innovation by delivering insights from academics and professionals who are leaders in their fields. Featured on their website is Prof. Rebecca Earley who shares the research imperative that inspired the Responsible Living exhibition. Curated by TED for the VF Corporation, the exhibition presented prototypes that explore future sustainability for VF Corporation’s 25+ clothing brands, using The TEN as a framework.

The exhibits demonstrate a holistic approach to sustainable textiles and fashion design which include concepts for long life denim, multifunctional packaging to reduce waste, repair strategies, social innovation in the supply chain, fast fashion, new technologies and materials for manufacturing.

The film is available to watch here.