SUSTAINOVATION – Origami & Denim Textiles


Wednesday 26th April 2017

14:45 - 15:45 CEST

Presentation Area next to the PERFORMANCE FORUM

SUTAINOVATION stands for sustainable Innovation. The Material Scout and Product Designer Karsten Bleymehl is giving insights in two groundbreaking textile developments. One is a high performing rubberized Origami fabric from TrexLab Technologies (NYC) the other one a fabric made out of upcycled, pre-consumer denim/cotton waste from “The New Denim Project” (Guatemala). Hands on experience sharing a variety of samples and products included.

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About the orator

Mr Karsten Bleymehl

MRC - Materials Research & Consulting


Karsten Bleymehl is a well-known materials expert and consultant for product development and design. He already worked for more than 60 brands from more than 20 sectors. As Director Library & Materials Research, Karsten made a decisive contribution to the build-up and management of Material ConneXion in Germany before he founded his own company: MRC–Materials Research & Consulting. MRC researches across sectors for material and technology solutions to realize innovative and sustainable products.

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