PANEL: Saving Carbon with thoughtful design

Wednesday 27th April 2022

13:45 - 14:45 CEST


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Reducing the carbon footprint of a product is an all-encompassing endeavour that spans the entire value chain, from manufacturers to consumers. This panel will discuss how this goal can be achieved and the role of design and product development processes in the creation of low carbon collections.

The guests are Markus Hefter of Polygiene with their approach "Wear More, Wash Less" aswell as Giovanni Henssen of Fibrant, with their carbon reducing development "ecolactam".

Sophie Bramel, Freelance Journalist

Anne Prahl, Independent Research, Trend & Design Consultant
Markus Hefter, Polygiene
Giovanni Henssen, Fibrant
Thomas Håkansson, Freelance Designer

About the orator

Ms Sophie Bramel

Independent Journalist


About the orator

Sophie Bramel is a freelance journalist who has been writing on smart textiles, sportswear and fashion for the past twenty years. Consultant Technical Editor for World Sports Activewear (WSA), she has also authored several books on the history, development and future of functional fibers and fabrics.

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