Gallery: Portuguese Collective Blindesign and Female Inmates Create Obj...

 

Designed by Blindesign, a Portuguese collective that understands design as a tool capable of social innovation, this crumpled silver wallet is made from recycled milk cartons. The milk cartons are either collected from various organizations or given to the designers, who work together with handicapped people that clean the material as part of their rehabilitation. The useful material is then sent to a woman’s prison where it is stitched into a variety of products like this cool wallet.

+ Blindesign

Photo © Blindesign

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below

Let's make sure you're a real person:


get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
What are you looking for? (Solar, HVAC, etc.)
Where are you located?