The research report of the EDUfashion project “OpenWear. Sustainability, Openness and P2P production in the world of fashion” is on-line.

We are proud to announce that after nearly one year of research and discussions the research report of the EDUfashion project “OpenWear. Sustainability, Openness and P2P production in the world of fashion” is finally on-line. We hope that it will ignite discussions, actions and further researches about sustainability, sharing and micro-economies. You can download the .pdf here. It is released under Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. So download it, read it, and share it. We are looking forward to hear your opinions.

Here is the full index of the publication:

Introduction

Chapter 1: A path towards networked artisans (by Bertram Niessen)

Chapter 2: Studying the structure of the fashion system (by Oleg Koefoed and Lise Skov)

Chapter 3: Open Source, p2p, social innovation and clothing (by Bertram Niessen)

Chapter 4: Sustainability in fashion (by Oleg Koefoed and Lise Skov)

Chapter 5: Interviews

– Open-p2p-design. Massimo Menichinelli, participated future (Txt: Bertram Niessen)

– Small creative entrepreneurs on a conference in Seattle. An interview with Andrea Porter (Txt: Alessandro Delfanti)

– Small creative entrepreneurs on a conference in Seattle. An interview with Laura Venell (Txt: Alessandro Delfanti)

– Consumer’s new clothes. An interview with Clean Clothes Campaign in Italy (Txt: Zoe Romano)

– “Made by hand. Searching for meaning in a throwaway world”. An Interview with Mark Frauenfelder (Txt: Bertram Niessen)

– The reinassance in the world of craft An interview with Becky Stern (Txt: Bertram Niessen)

– P2P, clothing and material production. An interview with Michel Bauwens (Txt: Bertram Niessen and Zoe Romano)

The report has been realized with the contribution of: Studio Poper, Ljubljana; Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Milan; Copenhagen Business School, Center for Creative Encounters, Copenhagen; Ethical Economy, London; Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engeneering, University of Ljubljana.

The project is supported by the Lifelong learning of the European Union and is funded with support from the European Commission.

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