Open Lecture 5: Zero Waste Pattern Design Podcast

zws5Listen to Dr Alison Gwilt’s illuminating lecture discussing a wide range of practical design approaches to reduce waste at all stages of the garment life cycle.

View her presentation.

The Make Do & Mend film can be viewed here.


Open Lecture 2: Made-by Presentation


View a presentation by Benjamin Thomas of Made-by on how the circular economy can assist the textile and fashion industry to become more efficient and sustainable, including the MAKING app by Nike, a tool to inspire designers and creators to make better choices in the materials they use.

Open Lecture 1: Design for Disassembly

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Knitted dye sample by Mhairi Abbas

Design for Disassembly with Fioen van Balgooi, delivered 3 December 2015 at DJCAD, was the first in a series of circular economy-themed lectures delivered by STAG in conjunction with Zero Waste Scotland.

Hear from Mhairi Abbas, 3rd year DJCAD student on her experience of meeting with Fioen van Balgooi, attending the ZWS Design for Disassembly Lecture, and how it benefited her practice.  Fioen has kindly agreed to share her presentation with the STAG network. If you missed the lecture you can view her presentation here.