Category : PORTFOLIO

NYLON QUILTED

Made from reclaimed quilted nylon fabrics with various backstitch patterns. An added layer of repurosed soundproofing material makes the bags fluffy and soft. Matching the fabrics are leather patches reclaimed from producers’ samples, used for the outer pockets and to reinforce the sides. Monochromatic combinations include mustard yellow, green, red, blue, and also beige and […]

5,Sep,2016 Elisabetta Facco
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GRID

Grid bags are deconstructed totes with thin double handles. The small swatches that create the patterns are hand braided and kept together only by  end-of-lines metal rivets without any stitching.

12,May,2016 Elisabetta Facco
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INTERIOR DESIGN

Tables, chairs, lamps, chandeliers and many other pieces of design are created from industrial waste of all kind like plumbing tubes, tyres, motherboards, metal scraps. Vintage glasses, old mannequins, air piping tubes become sources of light for the home, while service station signs are turned into lighted tables and chairs.

14,Jan,2016 Elisabetta Facco
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MADE IN PRISON

Bags of woollen fabrics  embellished by felt designs of women’s heads.  Decors are made in Italian prisons, needle-punched on the fabric without stitching or glue,  within the framework of a working program in collaboration with Socially MadeinItaly and under the supervision of the Italian Ministry of Justice that certifies the compliance of working conditions with […]

28,Jul,2015 Elisabetta Facco
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VIBRAM COLLECTION

Accessories and jewels made of scrap materials reclaimed from Vibram. Rubber sheets and filaments from deflashing processes, defective lug soles cut into pieces and set in frames are matching other reused materials like leather and fur remnants or coloured shoe laces. Also mixed with sheets of Ecostep, an exclusive multicolour mixture created by Vibram with […]

2,Apr,2015 Elisabetta Facco
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SPRING/SUMMER 2015

8,Jan,2015 Elisabetta Facco
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QUILTED

Quilting is the feature of this line made of printed African cottons, the so called “kangas”, matching old rhodoid or metal clutches and long shoulder chains. In the collection also the 434 style, a clutch with three compartments, leather flap, chain strap and metal angle reinforcements.

18,Dec,2014 Elisabetta Facco
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FISH

Unstructured bags decorated by all-over patterns of oval-shaped leather patches reclaimed from colour sample swatches and composed to resemble a fish shoal. Leather trimming, internal flat purse with zipper. Key holders also made with the same concept.

17,Dec,2014 Elisabetta Facco
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NET

Leather, reinforced trash bags, tarps,  reclaimed pvc banner ads are laser cut to create a mesh effect. Styles include totes with flapped pocket, round messenger bags with shoulder straps and shopping bags. One colour, combinations of shades, or graphic designs printed on leather or pvc scraps.

16,Dec,2014 Elisabetta Facco
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PICTOGRAM

Shopping and weekend bags inspired by road signs and pictograms. A single beverage can bottom is used as the head of a man, coffee filters are part of an emergency gas mask. Décors are made on out-of-production waterproof materials in solid bright colours. Leather trimming.

16,Dec,2014 Elisabetta Facco
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