Q&A with Hannah Newell, Jewellery Designer

An alumna of the prestigious Central Saint Martins, Hannah Lauren Newell has just completed her masters in Jewellery Design. Her graduate collection, Parjour, explores the ideas around textile waste from fashion and its application in jewellery. Using reclaimed yarn that she knits with gold chain to make fluid, beautiful jewellery pieces. sartorial snob spoke to her about how innovation and interdisciplinary research can approach sustainable issues on a wider scale.

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Q&A with Anna Cristina Quinones

Sustainability is at the centre of furniture designer Ana Cristina Quinones' practice. This in itself can make your job more difficult: if you are a sustainable designer, and you don’t have to go through all the nonsense around the understanding of the afterlife of objects (see Papanek’s The Green Imperative), or the limitation of recycling (Cradle to Cradle, dear!), you probably end up working in H&M’s Sustainability Department.

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4 films you have to watch if you're into sustainability

f you have decided to walk the sustainable path, but you are still a beginner in reducing your carbon footprint, or if you want to convert your high-street-fashion-addicted-no-recycling-processed-food-eater best friend, or simply because you need a little bit more faith in humanity, here are four films about sustainability (and its different understandings) you should watch.

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