Category Archives: Bridge Club

University of Brighton Graduate Shows

Just some of the  work on show design students at the University of Brighton Graduate Shows in June (Clare Evans, Julia Barklem, Chris Cooper, Rosie Nolan, Edmund Pimm, Elisabeth Wester, and Lawrence Lawson).  For those students with an interest in eco design … Continue reading

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Elea Nouraud 3D Design Projects

Elea, a final year 3D Design student is working on the following final year projects that she is looking forward to showcasing at our BRIDGE Circus Event in November 2013 in Brighton The Soap project: aim to raise awareness about … Continue reading

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BRIDGE CLUB Embellisher demonstration and plans for Green Week

At BRIDGE Club this week Toni Hicks demonstrated the Embellisher machine, that works by using a set of 9-12  hooked needles, to mesh together layers of scrap material, creating a felting effect. It will be a really useful tool for … Continue reading

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BRIDGE CLUB : What is sustainable? Durability

Stefano discussed the notion of emotional durability proposed by Professor Jonathan Chapman. Can you design into objects a desire to keep them for longer, and remove the need to constantly update and replace them? He brought a Jasper Morrison knife. … Continue reading

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BRIDGE CLUB: What is Sustainable? Mooncup

As part of a  Knowledge Transfer Partnership project Tony Hicks and Joan Farrer have been working with the founders of Mooncup in recent years. Mooncup is an alternative re-useable tampon originally developed in the 1930s, and reproduced  8 years ago using … Continue reading

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BRIDGE CLUB : What is sustainable? Silk project in Madagascar

Izze Roffe-Sylvester brought a sample of woven silk from a village called Soatanana in Madagascar from an  NGO project called FeedbackMadagascar. They have introduced silkworms to create a sustainable industry for the local people in an area where there has been … Continue reading

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BRIDGE Club : What is sustainable? Smile Plastics

Marney brought samples from Smile Plastics – sheet material using plastic from different sources including detergent, shampoo and milk bottles as well as CDs. Can recycling plastic be truly sustainable if it would be better to reduce the amount of products … Continue reading

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