Excessories - Creating plastic-free textile accessories from excess waste.
A collaborative design project with @mabiodesign, @maisonzero and @lvmh for the @iucn_congress ‘One Nature, One Future’, 3-11th of September 2021 in Marseille, France.
Extracts from food waste are added to textile dye wastewater and separates the dye particles from the water. This results in clean water and a pigmented biopolymer. The pigmented biopolymer is then used to create luxurious bio-sequins and embellishments for textile designs.
This design was inspired by footage capturing vibrant life underneath the Antarctic ice sheet.