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The purpose of this design was to create an environmental activist art wear ensemble using apparel and home décor industry bi-products to bring attention to the affects of global warming on the ocean. The design framework draws from the cradle to cradle tenet of waste equals food (McDonough & Braungart, 2002) in both the sourcing of materials and the compostable nature of the garments natural fiber composition. Both fabric manipulation and macramé techniques were used to create a portable visual representation of the growing problem of coral bleaching and its impact on ocean life.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

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The purpose of this design was to create an environmental activist art wear ensemble using apparel and home décor industry bi-products to bring attention to the affects of global warming on the ocean. The design framework draws from the cradle to cradle tenet of waste equals food (McDonough & Braungart, 2002) in both the sourcing of materials and the compostable nature of the garments natural fiber composition. Both fabric manipulation and macramé techniques were used to create a portable visual representation of the growing problem of coral bleaching and its impact on ocean life.

 

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