An Eco-friendly Fashion Designer You Should Read About / Orsola de Castro

I got the link to this site from a young (very young) artist/designer named Isabella.  She’s pretty amazing.   This is Isabella’s blog: http://isabellart.wordpress.com/2012/03/15/fashion-meeting-in-london-with-orsola-de-castro-of-from-somewhere/

“Orsola de Castro, 43, is the founder of From Somewhere, which makes clothes out of recycled offcuts of luxury materials. With her partner, Filippo Ricci, she curates Estethica, an initiative in association with the British Fashion Council that showcases eco-fashion brands.

http://fashion.telegraph.co.uk/news-features/TMG7205477/Orsola-de-Castro-The-ethical-fashion-designer.html

http://www.orsoladecastro.com/

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About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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One Response to An Eco-friendly Fashion Designer You Should Read About / Orsola de Castro

  1. isabellart says:

    Thanks for reposting information about Orsola, she is truly fantastic !

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