The fashion industry is under scrutiny for exploiting people and resources. LABELEDBY. is convinced that technological innovation can contribute significantly to address these abuses. It can replace arrows labour with automation, reduce waste with smaller-scale, on-demand manufacture and cut carbon emissions from transportation by producing locally. It’s their mission to develop and promote ethical, sustainable practices that may help transform the fashion is designed, made and consumed.
The innovative 3D textile technologies pioneered by studio LABELEDBY. are reshaping fashion manufacturing, from tiny printable buttons to the entire production line. Founded by engineers Jessica Joosse and Fabienne van der Weiden, the studio offers research-based consultancy, rapid prototyping and local, on-demand production.
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