Plastex

SaloneSatellite Award 2013 - 2nd place Egypt / 2013

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Plastex is an eco-friendly fabric made of reused plastic bags and recycled cotton. Plastic bags are collected and cut into thin stripes that are integrated into “hand-weaving” techniques and the “handloom”, which is a craft ancient Egyptians used to weave their clothes. Designed to raise awareness about the use of plastic bags and community developmetn. It is inspired by the authenticity of Egypt within which we wanted to make a sustainable change.
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    Plastex is an eco-friendly fabric made of reused plastic bags and recycled cotton. Plastic bags are collected and cut into thin stripes that are integrated into “hand-weaving” techniques and the “handloom”, which is a craft ancient Egyptians used to weave their clothes. Designed to raise awareness about the use of plastic bags and community developmetn. It is inspired by the authenticity of Egypt within which we wanted to make a sustainable change.

    Project details
    • Year 2013
    • Work finished in 2013
    • Status Research/Thesis
    • Type Furniture design / Product design / self-production design
    • Websitehttp://www.re-designstudio.net
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