Introduction to Sustainable Fashion Design

Introduction to Sustainable Fashion Design

Introduction to Sustainable Fashion Design

Hi, my name is Noor Bchara, the founder of Upcycle Design School. This lesson is your Introduction to Sustainable Fashion Design and what it means to design with sustainability in mind. You will learn the difference between upcycling and recycling and other relevant terms, such as circular economy, slow fashion, zero waste pattern making, blockchain and transparency, as it relates to the supply chain. You will also be introduced to the agencies, associations, groups and coalitions that monitor the sustainable marketplace. To learn more, view our lessons entitled: Sustainable Materials for Fashion Design and Designing, Producing and Marketing a Sustainable Collection. Learn more about sustainable design at

Module Description
1 What is Sustainable Design?
2 What is Circular Design & a Circular Economy?
3 What are Upcycling & Recycling?
4 What is Zero Waste?
5 How to Become a Sustainable Business
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Welcome to Introduction to Sustainable Fashion Design. My name is Noor Bchara, and I’ll be your lecturer. I’m the founder of Upcycle Design School, an educational platform dedicated to teaching about upcycling through on-demand video content.

My mission is to inspire and educate people on upcycling and repurposed design and how to do it on a bigger scale.


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