Berlin

Berlin Artists Use Manhole Covers, Utility Grates to Relief-Print Textiles

To the Berlin-based art collective Raubdruckerin, city streets are literally their artistic inspiration. Translating to “pirate printer,” the group uses city infrastructure as…

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T-Shirt Vending Machine Shows Shoppers Real Cost of Cheap Fashion

A vending machine in Berlin offering up 2 euro t-shirts turned out to not be exactly what shoppers bargained for. The machine, set in place in busy Alexanderplatz to mark Fashion…

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Blond & Bieber's "Algaemy" Uses Microalgae to Dye Textiles

GREEN GOLD To take the concept further, Blond and Bieber created its so-called “analog printer”: an all-in-one microalgae farm, laboratory, and cylinder roller for wheeling…

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Artist Lacy Barry Crafts Extravagant Headpieces Out of Colorful Paper

Barry has traveled the globe bringing her paper craft to art and fashion lovers everywhere, having had studios in London, Los Angeles, New York, Montreal and now Berlin. Although she…

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Elise Ballegeer's Ethical Slow Fashion Offers Timeless Minimalism

Faultlines is the stunning new collection from eco-fashion designer Elise Ballegeer who has produced her stylish range using responsibly sourced organic and sustainable fabrics. To make…

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Umasan: Sustainable, Vegan Fashion for the Avant-Garde Androgyne

How did you form Umasan? Where did the concept come from? Our demand, and at the same time our motivation, was to create a line that transcends the production of clothing and…

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Atelier Akeef: Berlin's First Menswear Store Devoted to Sustainable Luxury

Michael Ashley and Alan Sommerville ran the Akeef store in Kreuzberg, before relaunching with a strong sustainable fashion concept in what was Davide Grazioli’s Atelier in…

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Upcycling Fashion Store Showcases Europe's Finest Sustainable Designs

Photos by Chiara Bonetti From DIY trendsetters to high-end designers, upcycling has become a sustainable new trend within the fashion industry. The Upcycling Fashion Store in Berlin has…

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Intruder-Detecting Smart "Curtains" Could Replace Your Anti-Theft System

Photo by Shutterstock A swathe of woven fabric could soon give pricey anti-burglary systems a run for their money. Don’t be fooled by its nondescript appearance, however.…

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8 Sustainable Designers at Berlin Fashion Week's GREENshowroom

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THEKEY.TO Promotes Sustainable "Conspiracy" at Berlin Fashion Week

ICH BIN BERLINER For its January 2011 season, THEKEY.TO experimented with a new venue—Columbiahalle in Tempelhof—to be close to Bread and Butter, the famous streetwear trade show.…

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Trikoton Custom-Makes Clothing Based on the Sound of Your Voice

In a world where most of our clothes are punched from the same mega-factory mold, truly bespoke clothing is a privilege few of us get to enjoy. One Berlin-based fashion house, however,…

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BERLIN EVENT: THEKEY.TO International Event for Green Fashion

The international event for green fashion, sustainable lifestyle and culture will raise the curtain on Jan 20. Across four days, over 50 of the most cutting-edge labels in the…

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