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Linda Filley’s Upcycled Paper Gowns Offer Artful Answer to Everyday Waste

Posted By Diane Pham On April 11, 2010 @ 9:00 am In Accessories and Fashion,Decorative Objects,Design,Eco Textiles,Environment,Green Materials,Innovation,Recycled Materials,Recycling,sustainable style sundays | No Comments

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Just in time for spring we’ve spotted some fanciful three-dimensional paper [1] designs in the form of colorful frocks. Crafted from paper piles ranging from seed packets to computer paper to newsprint, artist and self-proclaimed “paper couturier” Linda Filley [2]breathes new life and a delicate beauty into otherwise discarded materials. Drawing her inspiration from various facets of daily life, within a series of thoughtful cuts, folds and rolls, Filley’s frocks are not only able inhabit a state of whimsy, but also make a positive impact [3] on the environment.


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[1] paper: http://inhabitat.com/2010/04/08/newsworthy-wall-covering-is-made-entirely-of-newspaper/

[2] Linda Filley : http://www.papertrailrhinebeck.com/

[3] positive impact: http://inhabitat.com/2010/04/08/new-carver-apartment-show-social-side-of-good-design/

[4] READ MORE AT ECOUTERRE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/15329/linda-filleys-upcycled-paper-dresses-are-a-delight-to-behold/

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