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Design for Disassembly Textiles Masterclass

06-Nov-2015 2:36 PM | Kimberley White

Learn about sustainable textile design from an industry expert.

‘Design for Disassembly’ is the first in a series of Masterclasses for the textile industry by Zero Waste Scotland.

Fashion designer Fioen van Balgooi will challenge participants with new perspectives on design, stretching them to their creative limits in the search for design fit for a circular economy, where nothing is wasted. Fioen van Balgooi has undertaken extensive research on eco-effective fashion design. She has six years experience in sustainable textiles and design for disassembly, and has helped many designers to incorporate sustainable design practices into their work.

Design for Disassembly will be held on Wednesday 2 December between 09:30 – 17:30. The venue will be Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Stitch Room – 309, Crawford Building, University of Dundee, DD1 4HT.

The Masterclass is free to attend and open to individuals in the textile industry looking to learn more about sustainable textile design. Attendance is by application and selection. How can I register? Spaces for this event are limited. Please download the Application Form from the Zero Waste Scotland website and return it by 16 November.

Public Lecture Fioen will also be carrying out an open lecture aimed at students on Thursday 3 December, from 18:30-20:00. Click here for more information or to register

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