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Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Ada Zanditon and ADZ

In the run up to London Fashion Week, Katie Antoniou chats to ethical fashion designer Ada Zanditon about how she's preparing for her show. She also gets the chance to talk about Ada's diffusion line, ADZ…

Written by Katie Antoniou


ADZ, pilule information pills illustrated by Jess Stokes

Whilst eco-couture has always been ahead of the times in terms of sustainability, it's often been left behind in the style stakes, unable to compete with mainstream, high fashion. Gradually though, a new breed of designer has emerged who is equally concerned with creating a cutting edge aesthetic as they are utilising sustainable and organic materials.

At the forefront of this movement is Ada Zanditon, whose designs experiment with shape and texture in a way that is unsurprising once you learn that she originally interned with Alexander McQueen and Gareth Pugh. After establishing her own eco-luxury womenswear line in March 2008, Ada has gone on to raise awareness of everything from eco fashion to politics through the likes of the Think Act… read more

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An interview with Laura Terp Hansen of Underwerket Projects, Copenhagen

On Thursday 2nd September 2010 I will be giving a talk about Amelia's Magazine, sustainability and design for activism as part of the Underwerket Projects in Copenhagen. I talk to the driving force behind this project in my Q&A below...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura Terp Hansen has kindly invited me over to Copenhagen to talk to her fellow Danish designers, healing so I thought I’d find out a bit more about why she’d […]

My Habbit is Not a Hobbit – How to Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Lira Leirner tries out the Changing Habbits website in an aim to assess her carbon footprint and is surprised by the result…

Written by Lira Leirner

All photography by Maria Domican I was nervous upon arriving at Vintage at Goodwood… Nervous because I had called in sick to work, sickness nervous because I had been hearing […]

Sheena Matheiken’s The Uniform Project

Sheena Matheiken and the Uniform Project graduate in [sustainable] style after 365 days of wearing, styling and accesorising the same simple Little Black Dress…

Written by Helen Davis

Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? In 2009, viagra sale more about for the first time, Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in the […]

The Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts

Hit the Hay: Preview of The Guardian Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts, Brecon Beacons National Park

Written by Amy Hughes

The annual book lovers festival located in the small town of Hay-on-Wye on the Welsh borders. Pic by: FINN BEALES Tel / fax: (01497) 821859 / Mob: (07812) 032137. Email: […]

Mildred the Surfing Sheep works her charm for Finisterre.

Meet Mildred. She's a sheep. And she surfs. All this to promote the environmentally friendly brand Finisterre. I decided to find out a bit more, so I spoke to Stuart, who's based down in Cornwall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

David LaChapelle’s ‘Rape of Africa’, viagra order illustrated by Lisa Stannard. I first discovered the deliciously decadent fantasy world of David LaChapelle as a spotty teenager when I used to […]

There’s the General Election, and then there’s Democracy Village in Parliament Square.

We may be in the throes of electoral reform, but for some change is not quick enough - they've taken action into their own hands and are now camping in Parliament Square.

Written by Amelia Wells

Illustration by June Chanpoomidole While Spring turns to Summer, check London Fashion Week AW10 may fade in our memories, but the designers that drew us in certainly won’t. One such […]

Goodbye Eyjafjallajokul…

Reflections on the impact of the Volcano... has it made any lasting impact on the way we live our lives? With illustrations by Andrea Kearney.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Johanna Basford specialises in finely detailed monochrome pen and ink illustrations, viagra sale and last year came to the media’s attention after she conceived #TwitterPicture, troche a crowd-sourcing exercise in […]

A tribute to the talented illustrator and designer Jayne Helliwell.

Jayne Helliwell was an incredibly talented illustrator and designer who worked on issue 08 of Amelia's Magazine. She sadly suffered a fatal collision with a bus whilst riding her bike down Oxford Street on the 14th April 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory
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Activism in the community: Plane Stupid/ Climate Camp combine with locals to target Heathrow’s runway plan

Welcome to Sipson - a village that would be completely wiped out if Heathrow has its way, but is also seeing activists and locals team up to fight the third runway

Written by Adam Bollard

Site entrance: the sight that greets you as you enter Vineries Close at the end of Sipson Lane Question: How do you use direct action that really engages and aids […]

Redesign the Royal Bank of Scotland for Sustainability

Open brief from Amelia's Magazine and PLATFORM, Closing date: 2nd Nov 2009

Written by Amelia

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

Climate Camp Cymru: Ffos-y-Fran mine action

Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, 13-16 August 2009

Written by Amelia

Richard Hogg: Off The Wall Concrete Hermit Gallery Concrete Hermit?5a Club Row? London?E1 6JX Until 29th August 10am – 6pm Mon – Sat Off the wall is a simple story […]

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Project Dirt

Real people doing real stuff.

Written by Tom Russell

22 year old Luciano Scherer is truly dedicated to his cause. Working 8-10 hours a day, more about 7 days week, he produces paintings, sculptures and animation until his back […]

Climate Camp does Glastonbury

Glastonbury Festival, June 2009

Written by Amelia

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]

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The End of the Line

Screening review

Written by Tom Russell

This Saturday, information pills pill The Land Is Ours collective will occupy some disused land near Hammersmith. An eco-village will take root, viagra sale peacefully reclaiming land for a sustainable […]

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Earth Listings 8th – 14th June

Green events this week

Written by Tom Russell

This Saturday, information pills pill The Land Is Ours collective will occupy some disused land near Hammersmith. An eco-village will take root, viagra sale peacefully reclaiming land for a sustainable […]

Climate Camp Logo and Poster Callout!

Climate Camp Logo, Design Open Brief

Written by Amelia

Monday 20th Slow Club is a duo formed by Charles and Rebecca, this web buy information pills who both come from Sheffield. He does the singing and plays the guitar; […]