Forward-thinking designers are looking to nature and landfills for new decor and fashion materials – will others follow suit? Photos: AP; Svala
Forward-thinking designers are looking to nature and landfills for new decor and fashion materials – will others follow suit? Photos: AP; Svala

Will your next pair of shoes be made of fungus or pineapples? How fashion brands like Adidas, Lululemon, The North Face and home designers are looking to nature for sustainable materials

  • The list of natural sources that can now be made into sustainable materials for the home and fashion industry is mind blowing, from algae and feathers to seashells, leftover corn and seaweed
  • Mycelium-based leather Mylo is already being used by brands such as Adidas and Stella McCartney, while sintered glass – made by crushing up discarded windscreens – is used in stylish wall tiles

Forward-thinking designers are looking to nature and landfills for new decor and fashion materials – will others follow suit? Photos: AP; Svala
Forward-thinking designers are looking to nature and landfills for new decor and fashion materials – will others follow suit? Photos: AP; Svala
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