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Upcycling-Design from France: Marron Rouge

Marron Rouge: Upcycling-Design from France

Upcycling-Design from France: Marron Rouge
Upcycling-Design from France: Marron Rouge

When design, recycling/upcycling and social projects from India meet and are joined together, then something truly wonderful happens. So in the case of the French label Marron Rouge.

The man who stands behind this label is called Jean-Marc Attia. We met on the Ecostyle fair in Frankfurt, his warm and friendly nature have inspired me immediately.

Jean-Marc has known India for many years by activities in social projects and its various trips there. At some point of time this was no longer enough. In 2009, he finally got the idea to combine the environmental and social thought with style and design. He founded the label Marron Rouge. Continue reading Upcycling-Design from France: Marron Rouge

From scrapped textiles to cuddly toys – a sustainable metamorphose

From scrapped textiles to cuddly toys – a sustainable metamorphose
© ehrtweibchen y chromosome motor skill toy

The offer of ehrtweibchen includes imaginative, exceptional and unique cuddly toys in the spirit of sustainability.

Cologne, 14 November 2013 – When it comes to gifts for kids, children’s toys is the first choice in addition to ecological children’s clothing. Here, the toy should be environmentally friendly and durable. Especially babies and young children love cuddly toys they can hug. Often they cannot sleep without their favourite cuddly toy. Continue reading From scrapped textiles to cuddly toys – a sustainable metamorphose

ehrtweibchen in interview – a sustainable metamorphose

Charlotte Ehrt, the founder of ehrtweibchen in interview

with Eco- and Upcycling-Market.

ehrtweibchen in interview
Portrait Charlotte Ehrt © Larissa Meyer

Please introduce yourself briefly.

My name is Charlotte Ehrt and I create special plush toys from recycled textiles.
During the almost seven years lasting partnership with my trusty Veritas sewing machine we have produced nearly 600 “children” – most of them are already out of the house, but all cuddly soft and washable at 30 degrees. Continue reading ehrtweibchen in interview – a sustainable metamorphose