The United Nations Climate Change Conference stressed the importance of climate action within fashion and will, hopefully, propel the fashion industry towards sustainability.
CEO Eloisa de Castro shares insights on today’s challenges for energy storage — and how recharging something that’s been previously non-rechargeable can change everything.
”We combine a smart polymer thread with a memory effect function, and a conductive thread,” Nano Textile’s founder Sam Issa explains.
Last year, Note Design Studio’s stand for Norwegian furniture brand Vestre became Best stand at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. When Milan Design Week returned, the two players reused as much material as possible from the previous exhibition to create a new one — called Mixed Habitat — including 596 porotherm bricks that made up the interior walls.
Typical passenger ferries and cruise ships have a huge environmental impact, both locally and globally. But it’s not all gloom and loom, the most environmentally-friendly passenger ferry in the world is already cruising between Finland and Sweden.
”For every new phase you see them develop and change and along with that comes the next stage and the next challenge,” the Swedish designer tells.
Swedish e-Mobility start-up Elonroad’s CEO Karin Ebbinghaus shares that what we might consider as wishful thinking when it comes to the next generation’s mobility is soon to become a reality.
”In my experience — this has never been made before. No design hotel has ever made a hotel room with local talents, local production, and local materials,” says initiator Stefan Nilsson.
We speak to the two rival sportswear companies on possibilities, challenges, and what’s more to come after today’s unveiling of what’s said to be ”the lowest carbon running shoe ever” — the FUTURECRAFT.FOOTPRINT collaboration.
We’re all aware that clothing production is one of the biggest contributors to the environmental crisis. The question is: what shall we do about it? We meet 8 Scandinavian players promoting better fashion consumption through old — and new — solutions.