Forward Patterns fashion show

Photo © Vojtech Veskrna

Six responsible fashion designers from Hungary

a progressive fashion show

Clothes are the second largest source of pollution, after oil. An average American throws out 32 kilogrammes of clothes every year. 84% of our textiles end up in a landfill. Fast fashion is creating environmental crisis, offering “trendy”, bargain-price but disposable and toxic clothing at the expense of the people who make them.

Bikeology exhibition catalogue

Photo © Studio Nomad

The designers consider it a principle to reach the widest possible array of social groups. Design and design-thinking is capable of increasing the circle of users above a critical mass and multiplying the role of the bike as a social integrator. Numerous recent design movements – like social design, tactical urbanism, or open design – prove the inspirational role of the bicycle in the area of design.