Co-Producing Leather Goods with the Farming and Agricultural Sectors

Alice Robinson Sunday, 1 November 2020

Alice Robinson is a multi-disciplinary designer, maker and researcher who created a zero-waste supply chain from animal to food to accessories through her Royal College of Art graduate collection 'Sheep 11458' and subsequent project, 'Bullock 374' that was shown as part of the V&A Museum's 2019 exhibition, Food: Bigger Than the Plate. Check out her work here.

This is a mammoth lesson, covering her full design process from collection of the hide to finished products, along with a discussion on working collaboratively with farmers, discoveries made about the UK leather industry, how research led to further research, and key considerations to make when designing and making a collection from one animal/material. Stay tuned as we bring you Part 1 and Part 2.

In this lesson you'll learn:

  • So much stuff! Stay tuned.

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