02 Oct '11, 12pm

Indian Designer Creates Computer-Generated, Zero Waste Fashion for Spring 2012 : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Indian fashion designer and technologist Siddhartha Upadhyaya employs an innovative zero waste design technique, called Direct Panel on Loom (DPOL), in his latest collection for his fashion label, August . From using computer-generated weaving to using fabric scraps as ornamentation, Upadhyaya's collection is a study of zero-waste design. Click through to view the collection, which appeared at the Ethical Fashion Show in Paris. Photo: August I've previously covered Upadhyaya's innovative zero-waste design process that was used to create a blazer . DPOL utilizes a loom, which is attached to a computer, that weaves made-to-fit garment sections. They are then sewn together by hand. No fabric waste is created because no fabric is cut in the process. It saves yarn, dyes and chemicals, and reduces lead time by almost 50%. Photo: August Here, he takes the process to the next leve...

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