Future Fibers

Future Fibers

The textiles industry is one the most polluting realities on our planet infamous its mass-production of cheap clothing and unethical labor practices. This year’s design and production course we decided to explore and share a more positive side of textiles with innovative ways to rescue materials, do-it-yourself production and (re)considering the value of making. With …

The Growing Sneakers Project at Milan Design Week

The Growing Sneakers Project at Milan Design Week

Eco-Social Design graduate Nicholas Rapagnani will be exhibiting and discussing his interdisciplinary design/science thesis project “The Growing Sneakers” at this year’s Milan Design Week BASE (Temporary Home)Date and Time: 6-12 June from 10:00–20:00Location: BASE – Via Bergognone 34, Milan Designers in Residence From 6 to 12 June, the guesthouse of BASE (CasaBASE) becomes a temporary …

Material Talks – Future Fibers

Material Talks – Future Fibers

Material Talks is a series of lectures focusing on matter. This special edition brings together three speakers for different perspectives on the future of fibers. Date and Time: May 14, 11:00 – 12:30 (CET)Join us: Online / TEAMS Link The textile industry is one the most polluting realities on our planet with fast fashion pushing …

Fashion Revolution Week

Fashion Revolution Week

This year’s Fashion Revolution Week is happening from 18–24 April 2022. Please see our overview below where we share the actions by and for students, graduates and staff at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano – including a few tips! Wednesday 20th – Clothing WorkshopThe Italian-Brazilian fashion designer Maria Pasqualini will be hosting a clothing transformation …

By Design or by Disaster

Final Exam Presentations

Thursday 17th + Friday 18th of March 2022 We are more than happy to hear and share the final exam presentations of our latest Eco-Social Design master class showcasing the dedicated work of ten upcoming graduates. Check out the timetable below and feel very welcome to join us online with this TEAMS link * * …

Material Talks – Do-It-Yourself Materials

Material Talks – Do-It-Yourself Materials

This edition is all about do-it-yourself (DIY) materials. Date and Time: November 24, 9:00Location: Online / Teams link The world of materials for design is constantly evolving. Designers continually need to update themselves and find unusual lenses and novel tools to investigate this vibrant world. We have moved from traditional materials to industrial materials, and …

Material Talks – Hemp

Material Talks – Hemp

Material Talks is a series of lectures focused on matter. This first edition is all about hemp. Date and Time: November 2, 18:00Location: Online / Teams link Hemp is an agricultural plant that does not need insecticides or pesticides to flourish. By capturing carbon dioxide more efficiently than trees it could even reduce our carbon …