Thursday, May 9, 2013

Demographics of Social Media

An interesting research article by Pew Research Center .

Social - Media _ Demographics

Social-Media- Demographics


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Fashionista Meet up # 4



Hooray! Thank you Beluxed Fashion/ Swapzaar for sharing bits of my talk at the Fashionista meet at JD, Bangalore. I had a great time !
Also a big shout for Veena and Aarti for organizing the event. I think there should be many more of such events in the city :)

Also a link to pictures of the event http://www.meetup.com/Bangalore-fashionistas/photos/14688032/231896092/#231896102

Friday, May 3, 2013

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Vegan Textile: Palm Leather


PALM LEATHER 

n 1 a: A sturdy textile created by Studio Tjeerd Veenhoven in the Netherlands using the leaves of the Areca palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens)b: Made by soaking the plant matter in a special biological solution that leaves it supple and pliable. c: A biodegradable, 100 percent vegan material with some of the properties of animal leather and rubber.

2: Natural variations in color provide plenty of design potential. 

3 a: Suitable for a wide range of products, including bagsfootwear, and journal coversb: Opens opportunities for artisans in South India, where the leaves and the skills to manipulate them are common.



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Article viewed on ecouterre/ Palm Leather: A Vegan Textile With the Same Properties as Animal Hide by , 04/30/13