Materials

There are many different ways to re-imagine, re-craft or re-manufacture plastic bags. At RISD our research has included:
Surface Patterning
Spinning and Weaving
Surface Texture
Corrugating
Bonding the Bags to Other Materials
Applique

Course credits:
Advanced Knitting, Textile Studio, Liz Collins
Waste for Life Industrial Design Studio, David Zitnick

Image & Design Credit: Erin Knowlton



Recipes
Attached are some of the recipes created and collected by students in the Fall RISD Waste for Life Studio. RISD-W4L Recipes

Samples
Students at RISD have done a significant amount of material investigation many of which are collected in a set on our flickr site .

Inspirations
These investigations are inspired by and follow on Richard Serra’s Verb List 1967-1968 as well as the extraordinary bamboo research undertaken by RISD students in the late nineties.

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