Interview: Debbie Mielewski, Senior Technical Leader of Ford’s Materials Sustainability Lab

Recycled money, agave, and ketchup are turned into car parts for the future

When walking through Ford Motor Company‘s Materials Sustainability Lab in Dearborn, Michigan, one can’t help but feel like they’re in a fictional laboratory from a Roald Dahl book. Here, however, the innovation is real and the impact is tangible. Led by Senior Technical Leader Debbie Mielewski, this facility aims to produce car parts from the unimaginable. It’s more than a demonstration of Ford’s commitment to …

Process and Material Innovation at Paris Fashion Week SS17

Three brands that caught our attention with out-of-the-ordinary offerings

One may be quick to assume the inherent theatricality offered by Paris Fashion Week pertains to the exquisite venues. To a certain degree, this is true. But a far greater power stems from the fearless, exploratory nature of the designers showcasing within. At most of the New York Fashion Week shows we attended only a few weeks ago, a lot of what we saw was …