Sustainable Innovations

FOREIGN FORAGING – JEANNETTE LILI WEISS on scarcity & abundance in times of climate change

Someone goes hunting – and returns with a bag full of plastic. This scenario, which Jeannette Lili Weiss creates with…


GAL YAKOBOVITCH presents CT DAIRY - A textile coating made from milk

The price of milk production has risen. The consequences for farmers in the US state of Conneticut, which is known for…


RINSE OFF - CATERINA TIOLI explores traditional techniques & materials

Anyone who thought that Germany was the country of potatoes has not yet been to the Netherlands. The popular vegetable…


SISAL is more than a rope – the undiscovered potential of this natural fibre

SISAL is more than a ropeThe undiscovered potential of this natural fibreFrom the door mat at the entrance of the…


SEAMLINE PROJECT - GU QIONG emphasizes the object character of the clothing

SEAMLINE PROJECT GU QIONG emphasizes the object character of the clothingClothes are constructed. Where should which…


Invention meets design - PRINTING WITH LIGHT project by MADELEINE MARQUARDT

Invention meets designPRINTING WITH LIGHT project by MADELEINE MARQUARDTLet there be light! Light has always fascinated…


CONSUMPTION OF HERITAGE – A SUSTAINABILITY PROJECT OF DESIGNER SUN LEE

Sun Lee was already a successful designer in Korea when she realized the responsibility of her profession. Her clothes…


UNSEAM – new digital technology by KARIN VLUG & BAS FROON

Before a garment finds its owner, it usually travels a long way. This not only makes it difficult to ensure socially…


INTERVIEW WITH SIMON ANGEL: CURATOR OF SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS

Simon Angel has been the curator of the Sustainable Innovations Area in the KEYHOUSE since 2018. For the Munich Fabric…


KNOT - THE HUMAN HAIR AS PERFORMANCE FIBER & REPLACEMENT FOR NYLON

Flexible, lightweight, high tensile strength, low-cost in production and available worldwide – sounds like nylon? Not…