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Melissa Lockwoods garments are made with a regenerative techniques.  Her process doesn’t cause pollution, it eliminate it.  She works to help designers use their waste fabrics.  

She has developed a technique utilizing the pattern area where waste fabrics come from.

When designers use these pattern areas during their design process, they can design garments with waste fabric.  This will create use for these fabrics and stop its disposal into landfills causing pollution.

Her designs are geometric and organic shape zero waste, utilizing the shapes found between the tradition pattern areas.  

When fashion designers work in a regenerative way, taking into account their wastes fabrics impact on the Earths environment they will reduce pollution and help the earth and its inhabitants regenerate to health.  

The mass production of waste fabrics needs to stop.  In this site you will see garments Melissa designed retroactively from fashion industry waste.  She encourages designers to look at these fabrics while still in their studios and design into their waste areas, turing it into products.  


Design Science Studio &   Buckminster Fuller Insitute participant.

Melissa Lockwoods Independant project is moving forward with inclusion in the Design Science Studios : (r)Evolutionary project and “SpaceShip Earth Crew.  This is10 year project, completing the 1st year soon with the Design Science Studio and Buckminster Fuller Institute.

Inn  2020, 2021 melissa completed two Trim Tab Space Camps with the Buckminster Fuller Institute (Mesosphere and The decade ahead).  She has also, participated in four exhibits presented by the Design Science Studio.

Gigantic Thank you for the amazing experience with DSS+BFI!  So much shared knowledge, support and Love from the community they have created. 

https://www.designscience.studio/about-design-science-1

https://www.designscience.studio/revolutionaryprojects

https://www.designscience.studio/about-design-science-1

https://www.bfi.org/

© Melissa Lockwood 2021