Industrial Designer Transforms Seaweed Into Extraordinary Textiles #WearableWednesday
Humidity is in full force in the NYC area so why not pull some fashion cues from the ocean floor? Designer Violaine Buet works with unusual materials for a perfect union of fashion and sustainability. Via Core77:
Buet spent years experimenting with the material, collaborating with experts from various fields: Weaving, dyeing, leather crafting, jewelry making, tailoring, screenprinting, gliding, glazing and even biopolymer research. The result is a stunning portfolio of biodegradable textiles that she’s successfully created from algae
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