Biophilic Color: A Pathway to Sustainable Color Solutions for Natural Fibers
Sustainability

Wednesday 19th May 2021

17:00 - 18:00 CET

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The lecture will explore Biophilic concepts and principles and how we can adapt them to utilize natural resources to create color sustainably for natural fibers. Using case studies that show Biophilic design in action in the real world, and the impact of the dye industry on local communities, we will examine how we can determine long-term solutions to create sustainable materials and best practices around color in the apparel industry.

About the orator

Ms Tricia Langman

Spoogi, United Nations

Co-Founder / Textile Designer, Consultant

Tricia has over eighteen years of experience designing for prestigious fashion companies worldwide, including Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein. Projects include work featured at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum NYC and the Grammys. She is co-founder and owner of a successful international print design studio, while concurrently an adjunct instructor at Portland State University. Tricia was the creative director for a limited-edition Batik collection for Pendleton which was part of their guest artist series. Currently, Tricia works as a collaborator and project leader for the NGO Hecho Por Nosotros an Argentinian-based sustainable fashion organization that has consultative status at the United Nations. Tricia also works as a volunteer for the Ghana Fashion Board in West Africa, she is a facilitator and mentor for the Links/Portland Art Museum's Arts Scholarship for female students of color and is currently working on a book called The Art of Batik.


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Exhibitor List May 2021

Antex
Hui Liang Industrial Co, Ltd.
Glowtex Innovation Co., Ltd.
Schoeller GmbH & Co
Design & Development GmbH Textile Consult
Shinkong Textile Co., Ltd