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Stefanie Nieuwenhuys Makes Snakeskin-Like Couture from Recycled Wood Chips

Posted By Nicole Abene On October 29, 2011 @ 1:03 pm In biomimicry,Eco Textiles,Features,paris sustainable skyscraper | No Comments

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You may not want to throw out the scraps from your latest home improvement project too quickly – you may find inspiration in the “trash”.  Stefanie Nieuwenhuys [2], inspired by seeing leftover woodchips on a workshop floor at Kingston University [3] in London, went to work on making them into a faux alternative to snakeskin in fashion.  Click ahead [4] to learn more and to see photos of the beautiful results.

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[2] Stefanie Nieuwenhuys: http://fashiontransit10.amfi.nl/fashion_design/215/

[3] Kingston University: http://www.kingston.ac.uk/

[4] Click ahead: http://www.ecouterre.com/stefanie-nieuwenhuys-recycles-wood-chips-into-snakeskin-like-couture/

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