CUT UP #10 – Closing the Loop


The 10th panel discussion of the discourse series CUT UP took place on 12 June 2018 in Hamburg under the question "Are recycling management and zero waste approaches really innovative approaches for the textile and clothing industry?

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Humane MODErne


In the annual publication of the Young Academy Friederike von Wedel-Parlow reports about her workshop with the scholarship holders of the Young Academy about the concept "Beneficial Footprints".

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Textile Exchange: Towards Circular Fashion


Experts and representatives of the fashion and textile industry met at the end of May at the Textile Exchange Conference on the topic "Towards Circular Fashion" in Arnhem, Netherlands.

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Lecture: Mode Thema Mode


The lecture series "MODE Thema MODE" initiated by the Lipperheidesche Kostümbibliothek und Netzwerk Mode Textil e. V. will once again be devoted to the cultural history of clothing and fashion this spring.

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FashionSustain Thinkathon


FashionSustain Berlin organized a Thinkathon as part of the Berlin Fashion Week, in which interdisciplinary teams faced specific industrial challenges in a Design Thinking Challenge.

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Bundespreis Ecodesign 2017


For the fifth time Prof. Friederike von Wedel-Parlow was a member of the jury of the BUNDESPREIS ECODESIGN, the highest award for ecological design in Germany.

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Circular Fashion – How can we close the loop?


Together with the hessnatur foundation, the Swedish Embassy Berlin invited to the conference "Circular Fashion - How can we close the loop?

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Beneficial Design Institute at the Kirchentag


On 26 May, the Sustainability Day of this year's Kirchentag, Friederike von Wedel-Parlow presented the Fair Fashion Guide and spoke together with Dr. Gisela Burckhardt of Femnet e.V. about the topic "The future of fashion: Fair consumption".

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Swiss Cultural Challenge


The Swiss Cultural Challenge competition of the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland awards prizes for holistic ideas in which graduates from the fields of art and design deal with the value-added context of their work.

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Bundespreis Ecodesign


The Federal Ecodesign Prize has been awarded annually since 2012 by the Federal Ministry for the Environment and the Federal Environment Agency in cooperation with the International Design Center Berlin. Pioneers in the field of ecological design are honored.

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