All posts tagged: fabric

G2 Biodegradable Mask by Géochanvre F company in France.

Biodegradable & Biocompostable Geotextiles – Lézinnes, France

An industrial company using sustainable development with zero-waste industrialized production of natural, biodegradable, and biocompostable geotextiles for planting, packaging, and also as safe filter. Géochanvre, a French manufacturer of felts and canvases made of hemp fiber and other natural fibers, cultivated at the heart of Lyon in Lézinnes, France. An area that is famous with its agriculture. The founder and director of Géochanvre F – Frédéric Roure, stated that the company is using locally grown vegetable fibers such as hemp or flax, all natural raw materials from French agriculture. The hemp fibres bonded by hydrolysis, the patented process that only use water. Without glue nor additive. It allows the industrial production of 100% biodegradable non-woven geotextiles. Some of the materials produced for packaging and some for cultivation without weeding in gardens, landscapes, and wine growing businesses, to protect the quality of the soil and also the harvests. At this moment, the main products range of Géochanvre F based on the fabric type: bio canvas, biogradable felt, biocompostable G2 mask and filter.   Bio canvas is for …

Finding Oasis With Grandmas – Sakon Dakhon, Thailand

The deep blue indigo has been important part of fashion industry around the world. How is the process of indigo dye? The fashion designer and indigo dyer Philip Huang will explain it through his movie “Finding Oasis”, a visual essay documenting Sakon Nakhon and the Indigo Grandmas for his Oasis Collection Spring/Summer 2021. The “Finding Oasis” was made in collaboration with Thai cinematographer of “Call Me By Your Name” – Sayombhu Mukdeeprom. In this short film, we see how the craftspeople of Sakon Nakhon province, in the upper northeastern of Thailand – harvest and make the dye for the American fashion label, Philip Huang. The movie was taken in three villages in Sakon Nakhon province, Thailand, and the people in each village introduced different techniques:… 1. Baan Dong Siew Village with its weaving co-OP which involve almost all family members of the weavers and dyers. Some would plant indigo (kram in Thai) and dye their fabrics. Some would cut some parts of tree cellulose to produce another color. 2. Baan Don Goy Village with its 53 weaving and …