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Multi-stakeholder perspectives on the challenges and success factors for scaling up upcycling businesses in fashion industry in the UK
(Grafima Publications, 2017-10-01)
The fashion industry causes serious environmental impacts through its consumption of energy and material resources and its use of chemicals. Alternatives to business-as-usual practices within the fashion industry can ...
An alternative approach to influencing behaviour: Adapting Darton’s Nine Principles framework for scaling up individual upcycling
(Design Research Society, 2016-06-27)
Behaviour change or influencing behaviour has recently been recognised as a new role of design by design academics and practitioners. Some approaches have been explored in past research, yet most focused on behaviour ...
An exploratory study on the consequences of individual upcycling: is it worth making people feel attached to their upcycled products?
(Nottingham Trent University, 2015-06-09)
Product attachment, the emotional bond experienced with a product, is an emerging concept for sustainable production and consumption. The logic behind it is that when people are attached to any product, they are more likely ...
CAD Education Curricula in Product Design: The Case of De Montfort University, UK
(CAD Solutions, LLC, 2018-07-09)
Computer Aided Design (CAD) has become one of the essential parts of design education (especially product design) in higher education (HE). Although CAD can be defined broadly as the use of computer systems (i.e. hardware ...
Scaling up British fashion upcycling businesses: Multi-stakeholder perspectives
(Global Fashion Conference 2018, 2018-12-31)
Purpose: Fashion upcycling, the process of using waste clothing and textiles to create new products, is an alternative to business-as-usual practices which can effectively address concerns on excessive consumption of energy ...
Upcycling for teaching and learning in higher education: Literature review
Upcycling is creation or modification of any product from used materials, components and products which is of equal or higher quality or value than the compositional elements. Upcycling, in principle, increases material ...