Category Archives: Sustainability

Planned Obsolescence and Sustainable design

In industrial design, Planned Obsolescence is a policy of planning or designing a product with a limited useful life, so it will become obsolete, that is, unfashionable or no longer functional after a certain period of time. Creating products which … Continue reading

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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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