Cassandra Tondro: Living in the beauty of WOW!

Who said that beautiful art can’t be eco-friendly? Cassandra Tondro explores ways to bring fascinating art using the most eco-friendly materials available. Her abstract paintings are created by using leftover house paint that she rescues from recycling centres before it goes to waste. What about her amazing and colourful leaf prints? These are made by… Read More Cassandra Tondro: Living in the beauty of WOW!

“Favouring the natural” – Charlotte Marembert

I just can’t get enough of this beautifully shot video by Charlotte Marembert. It perfectly captures her work of using natural dyes in her workshop in Brussels. Charlotte’s company, Myrobolan produces natural knitting yarns; wool, merino, mohair and linen, favouring the natural to the chemical. All of her products are dyed naturally using plants that grow in gardens in Auvergne… Read More “Favouring the natural” – Charlotte Marembert

Ever ruined your favourite woollen jumper in the washing machine? A new passion may be hiding behind this accident!

I never learnt to sew as a child because I wore glasses and my mother thought that school was quite enough “close work” for me! Besides, I probably preferred mud pies, climbing trees and later reading in my spare time, if the truth were known…. Half a century later when my elderly mother passed away,… Read More Ever ruined your favourite woollen jumper in the washing machine? A new passion may be hiding behind this accident!

The Marriage of Modern Science with the Ancient Past in Creating a Future for Natural Dyes

Guest Article by Naina Bajaria The applicability of using natural dyes on a mass scale is a somewhat debateable topic amongst the natural dye community. Although I had not initially set out to answer this question within my research, it seems that it is corollary to investigating their resurgence within eco-fashion sectors. And I am… Read More The Marriage of Modern Science with the Ancient Past in Creating a Future for Natural Dyes

DIY Clothes and a New Way of Looking at Craft

We are spending the afternoon in Rimini, in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, making the most of the fact that this is one of those cities where everything is within walking distance. Faithful to our editorial philosophy, which propels us to constantly seek out new sustainable enterprises, we happily leave behind the bright windows displaying their wares… Read More DIY Clothes and a New Way of Looking at Craft