Archive for the ‘Art’ category

Upcycling thoughts

November 21st, 2011

Upcycling Regurgitating the media! We are constantly being reminded in the media that our planet is precious and we should be very mindful of all that we throw away into landfill, but what do we do when we simply no longer have use for an item and have to dispose of it?  This is when [...]

‘SHEEP CHIC’ Photoshoot

August 25th, 2011

This has to be the ultimate eco-chic photoshoot. There cannot be anything greener or more sustainable. First we prepare the fleeces – This is ultra-quick and the fleeces are so flexible.  By using their natural shape, there is no need for pattern cutting.  True eco-chic is incorporating the natural lines of the material you are [...]

Roadkill Couture part II

July 29th, 2011

Is this a horror show, or is this an ethical way of reusing animal waste?  The collection is certainly very striking and very wearable.  If it weren’t for the title of Roadkill Couture, then we would probably be none the wiser.  The topic is very interesting to us at Ethical Eco Art, as from an [...]

It seems that couture is now taking on even more different forms.  The fact that the 28 year old German biologist and fashion designer Anke Domaske has a new collection of outfits made from cow’s milk proves that this is definitely the case, hence couture from cow’s milk. It feels like silk, but is easy [...]

Ethical Roadkill Couture

July 27th, 2011

This appears to be a highly controversial topic.  Is it ethical to use animals in this way?  Is it green and sustainable to have Ethical Roadkill couture? It was referred to by ‘The Guardian’ in their greenliving blog recently as ‘ethical pelts or revolting wraps’.  Take a look and see for yourselves………….. This is a [...]

  Our new client’s kitchen has just been renovated, which means that the bookshelves in the fireplace recess now house a collection of vintage china plates.  This leaves the books temporarily homeless. If the kitchen renovations have been designed to reflect a green and ec0-friendly lifestyle, the new bookshelves must showcase all of these factors. [...]

Losing Identity It’s a very topical subject, the one of man’s relationship with the natural world.  How we treat animals, what our relationship is with them, how we respect their habitats and ensure that they have a quality of life equal to ours.  We need to remember that the waste from our ‘throwaway society’ has a great [...]

Recycled Art

June 4th, 2011

Recycled Art is an interesting concept. Some people don’t quite understand it. Others have different ideas about what recycled art means. For example, is it about works of art such as paintings being re-used in new and original ways ? Alternatively, does the term “recycled art” generally refer to objects created for decorative or inspirational [...]