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The Big SHFT: Bionic Men

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With help from Pharrell Williams, this New York textile company is reinventing sustainable fabric

Launched by high school friends and outdoors enthusiasts Tyson Toussant and Tim Coombs, Return Textiles began as a maker of hi-tech fabrics for outdoor gear. Now, the company is making its mark with Bionic Yarn, a soft yet durable canvas substitute made primarily from recycled plastic bottles. In a patented process, the plastic polymers from recycled bottles are wrapped around polyester fibers......read more

Darwin Rucksack by Endstar

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Versatile weekend trekking bag constructed in part from recycled plastic bottles $230.00

The NYC-based outdoor gear maestros at Endstar hit another product design bullseye with the Darwin Rucksack, a versatile 60-litre pack that's perfect for a weekend trek to the wilderness. With ample storage space in the main compartment, the Darwin also features an expansion harness and smaller storage compartments for quick-access items. And like all Endstar products, the Darwin is manufactured......read more

Preditor DJ Bag by Tablmanrs

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Carry your DJ gear in sustainable style $120.00

As every DJ knows, lugging around dozens of pounds of gear is all part of the job. Even though most selectors have ditched vinyl in favour of digital DJ tools, there is still plenty to haul to gigs. With some help from Bionic Yarn (featured on The Big SHFT) Tablmanrs have created a sustainable solution in the form of the Preditor DJ Bag, constructed in part from recycled plastic fibers. With......read more

Pharell Debuts Recycled Plastic Denim Collection

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G-Star Raw jeans to feature 'Bionic Yarn' made from ocean waste

Hip-Hop everyman Pharrell Williams debuted his latest fashion project last weekend at a star-studded event during New York City's Fashion Week. RAW for the Oceans, a collaboration with designer denim label G-Star RAW, is a collection of jeans made from plastic ocean waste. RAW for the Oceans the highest-profile gig we've seen yet for Bionic Yarn, the recycled plastic textiles company fronted by......read more

James "Moving On"

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Amazing stop-motion video made by Ainslie Henderson using yarn

The latest creation by BAFTA-nominated animator Ainslie Henderson is a heart-wrenchingly beautiful stop-motion video made using yarn. The clip was created  for "Moving On" by UK band James, a track written about the passing of lead singer Tim Booth's mother. Henderson depicts a story of life and death in yellow wool, with a young woman dancing freely in one scene, while a character in......read more

Moneyless Invades the Bay Area with Yarn Sculptures

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Geometric installations pop up around San Francisco and Oakland.

Italian artist Moneyless, known for his 3D geometric installations constructed from yarn and string, was in San Francisco recently for the Linear Empires show at White Walls Gallery. Evidently he took some time to ramble around the Bay Area and craft some uncommissioned works in the great outdoors. The angular sculptures consist of straight clean lines arranged in spatially organized webs that......read more

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