Design Concepts Aim At Creating A More Sustainable Wardrobe
A pen that mends your clothes, a wardrobe that makes new clothes from your throw-aways, and a machine that turns plastic bottles into t-shirts.
The Electrolux Design Lab recently announced their Top 35 semi-finalists for the 2014 edition of the competition for design and technology students. Alongside futuristic air purifiers and a variety of food storage systems are a handful of ideas centered on creating more sustainable fashion.
The Fabric Pen is a major upgrade from the mini-sewing kit you can find in most hotel rooms. Users would be able to scan the area in need of repair and then print a patch of the same color and fabric onto the damaged area. The printed patch would automatically be attached and mask itself into the pattern of the existing fabric.