Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mariclaro Sustainable Designs

Mariclaro is a Toronto based sustainable design company that focuses on fashion and accessories. From bags made of car upholstery to jackets made from exploded airbags, earrings from 8mm film and bike tubes, we design high quality eco-fashion and accessories. … Continue reading

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Spencer Nikosey

Spencer Nikosey uses recycled materials from parachutes to military truck tarps to create luxury bags and carriers. Below is a backpack made of re-purposed “used in combat” Military truck tarp (exterior) Below is a bag made of Parachutes from Air … Continue reading

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Backpack Fabric Content

Backpacks are generally made of Polyester and Nylon. They are used for their durability. Although they are highly used and loved, they are not environmentally friendly. They are made of Fossil Fuels, Non-Renewable resources, meaning we cannot keep making fossil … Continue reading

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mini model #1

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Ideation Cont…

For this I was thinking it could be an insert into a backpack. think of it almost as a file case with different compartments. If the user chooses not to carry it in the backpack he/she can carry it like … Continue reading

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Ideation

For this ideation I wanted a carrier which utilized every bit of space. It can be completely opened and layed out.

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Ideation Continued

Here I thought of a really simple carrier, but on the inside is lined to have large pockets. A bag inside a bag, inside a bag, inside a bag.  It would be made of thin lightweight material, which is incredibly … Continue reading

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