subtlety strange Colönia

The last time I went to Portugal, I had the pleasure of visiting one of the most intriguing, exciting portuguese projects, Colönia. The  3 in 1 Design Studio,  Store, and  Micro-gallery owned by Joana Machado and João Cruz curates unusual objects, clothes, books and magazines, and introduces a new and innovating approach of design and communication … Continue reading

BioCouture

Fashion designer and researcher Suzanne Lee has come up with BioCouture – a biological way to grow your own clothes. Certain bacteria will spin microfibrils of pure cellulose during fermentation which form a dense layer that can be harvested and dried. So, adding green tea, sugar and the right bacteria, she obtains a bio-fabric that can be … Continue reading