Memory quilts from upcycled T-shirts

April 1st, 2020

Since 2012, Project Repat has made 400,000 quilts, which translates into 9.6 million upcycled T-shirts kept out of landfills. Photo: Project Repat. Sometimes, the idea for a new product comes about in an unexpected way. Take Project Repat, for example. Company cofounder Ross Lohr was stuck in a traffic jam in Nairobi, Kenya. After two […]

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A community space, upcycled

January 1st, 2020

Designed to be a bright orange beacon for community gatherings in Coshocton, Ohio, all summer long, this breezy structure was sent back to the fabric manufacturer for recycling once it was dismantled. Photos: Brad Feinknopf. What do you see in used scrap material? Designers Ann Ha and Behrang Behin saw a work of art. Their […]

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