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The Reinvention of the Color Black (A Historical Perspective)

Nautilus writes: “Black is technically an absence: the visual experience of a lack of light. A perfect black dye absorbs all of the light that impinges on it, leaving nothing behind. This ideal is remarkably difficult to manufacture. The industrialization of the 18th and 19th centuries made it easier, providing chemists and paint-makers with a […]

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Lazlo Launches an Heirloom Tee on Kickstarter (With Our Indigo!)

Lazlo, an apparel brand run by a sibling duo in Detroit is taking the most familiar items in a man’s wardrobe and rethinking each step of the manufacturing process to consider its impact on local economies and the environment. The result is a premium t-shirt with a lifetime guarantee. Brother/sister duo Christian and Kathryn Birky […]

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Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator Workshop (In Pictures!)

At our Easy Printing Techniques Using Natural Dyes workshop at the Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator, attendees learned how to print with non-toxic and food-grade ingredients and how to explore simple screen printing and surface effects. Our final project was printing on a California Cloth Foundry t-shirt and wow the results were pretty amazing. Check out the […]

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