REALIST_ – Design for Recycled Knitwear

Development of the first collection of REALIST_, accessories knitted with Turkish post-industrial textile waste. This project is a cooperation between the innovative power of technological Dutch Design and the Turkish textile knowhow. Our goal is to use most Turkish industrial textile waste to create fashionable items on a large scale. The strong Turkish textile industry combined with Knitwear Lab’s technical fashion designers, guarantee a commercial and recycled collection for the mainstream fashion markets in Europe and Turkey.

Our partners in this project are among others: Bersa Triko, the Creative Industries Fund NL, the Dutch Consulate in Istanbul, Maison the Faux and the Marmara University.