Sustain Talks VI: Craftiness

Please come to the following free event at the Royal College of Art in London

16 March 2011, 6.30pm

Lecture Theatre 1, RCA Kensington

Sustain Talks VI: Craftiness

Free, no reservations, places allocated on a first-come, first-served basis

Can craft be a tool for achieving sustainability in your creative work? And just how crafty do you need to be to make a success of it?

Chair: Sarah Teasley, Tutor, Critical & Historical Studies/History of Design

Student graduate speaker: Dejan Mitrovic, MA Innovation Design Engineering (2010)

Cyndi Rhoades, multi-award-winning social entrepreneur who’s refashioning approaches to textile waste and ethical clothing; Lizzie Harrison, whose ReMade project is upskilling a community of women and producing a recycled clothing brand; and Sophie Thomas, co-founder of the UK’s leading sustainable graphic design studio and passionate advocate for sustainable materials use, apply their collective design skills to unpicking how rethinking materials use and traditional skills can help us to create a more sustainable approach to making.

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