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THE SMART TWIST OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGN - LONDON


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BRANDS

LFLECT - The Reflective Fashion Brand

ECOLORIUM- Emporium of color and ecofriendly products

ZIPPYKIT- The smart materials toy specialist

AUGMENDIT- Upcycling through digital Augmentation


AWARDS


First Price "Best Use of Materials" Blueprint 2009

First Price "Nesta Grant Award for Innovation" Nesta Starter for six 2009

First Price "Technical Professional Jewellery" FAD 2007

Commendation "UK Young Creative Entrepreneur" British Council 2009

Second Price "Sustainability Next Top Model" Do the Green Thing 2010

Second Price "New Creative Ventures" London Business School 2006

Third Price "Eco price for creativity" EcoPrice Scotland 2007

BACKGROUND

Founded by Elena Corchero - Innovation Strategist

Expert on wearable technologies and smart materials

Former MIT Media Lab Europe Research Associate

Former Distance Lab Senior Research Associate

Alumni MA Textile Futures Central St Martins College

Founder of the term Technology Artisan




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COMMISSIONS

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Aug'12
London Olympics: Rio handover

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Commission: Lighting Animation design for Moritz Waldemeyer

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Jul'12
London: Trafalgar Square

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Commission: Nelson wears LFLECT with Lock & Co

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May'12
Ireland: Dublin

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Commission: The Guinness Monument - Made of More

<!--MORITZ WALDEMEYER - March 2012 -->

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Mar'12
USA: Miami

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Contributor: Video Bikini by Moritz Waldemeyer

<!--DESIGN BAZZAR - Nov 2011 -->

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Nov'10
UK: London

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Lost Values at Design Bazzar Portobello

<!--DESIGN MUSEUM - Oct 2010 -->

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Oct'10
Design Museum Shop: London

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LFLECT collection available at London Design Museum

<!--DESIGN MUSEUM U&V - Sep 2010 -->

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Sep'10
Design Museum Shop: London

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U&V color changing pins at London Design Museum

<!--KRONBORG CASTLE - Aug 2010 -->

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Sep'10
Kronborg Castle Shop: Copenhagen

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LFLECT 'Hamlet' Scarves in Kronborg Castle Museum

<!--LOUISIANA MUSEUM - Aug 2010 -->

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Aug'10
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Shop: Copenhagen

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Lost Values debuts collection in Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

<!--POP-UP SHOP - July 2010 -->

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Jul'10
Clerkenwell: London

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Lost Values Pop-Up Shop in Clerkenwell

<!--MAHSO T-SHIRT COLLABORATION - March 2010 -->

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Mar'10
UK:London

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Lost Values & MAHSO launch LFLECT T-shirts

<!--SAATCHI - NOV '09-->

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Feb'10
UK: London

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Retail — Saatchi Gallery

<!--Ioannis Dimitrousis - Feb '10-->

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Feb'10
UK: London Fashion Week

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Glow in the dark Knitwear collection

<!--Henrik Kubel - Jan '10-->

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Jan'10
UK: London

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TypeWear project — Type a Scarf project

<!--BOBBING - NOV '09-->

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Nov'09
UK: London

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Retail — Bobbin Bicycles Boutique

<!--MYLA - SEP '09-->

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Sep'09
UK: London

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Interior Design and Lighting for MYLA Notting Hill

<!--CORONATION BARCELONA - 29 May '08 -->

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29 May'08
SPAIN: Barcelona

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Coronation commission
FAD Enjoia't 08

<!--MICAM MILAN - 25 - 29 Feb '08-->

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25 –29 Feb'08
ITALY: Milan

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Smart Accessories Exhibition Milan Fashion Week MICAM

<!--ROUNDHOUSE FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA- 25 Aug'07 -->

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25 Aug '07
UK: London

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Saturday at the Round House, 2-5pm. Latest designs from young designers followed by discussions and feedback with industry professionals from both design and retail backgrounds.

<!--PISA CUTE CIRCUIT WISHPIRAL - 20 May'06-->

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20 May'06
ITALY: Pisa

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Future Fashion catwalk by Cute Circuit

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TALKS
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06 Jun'13
London College of Fashion

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Guest speaker: Fashion Technology

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11 Mar'13
London, Google Campus

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Guest speaker: Dreamstake Female Founders

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28 Jun'12
UK: London, Apple Regent St

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Guest speaker: WOW Talks

<!--GLUG BRIGHTON - Jun 2012 -->

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22 Jun'12
UK: Create, Brighton

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Guest speaker: Glug Brighton

<!--WOW TALK-FASHION INNOVATION -Feb 2012 -->

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29 Feb'12
UK: The Hub, London

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Guest speaker: WOW Talks

<!--Makers´Guild at the Victoria & Albert Museum - Feb 2012 -->

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Feb'12
UK: V&A London

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Guest speaker: Makers´Guild at the Victoria & Albert Museum

<!--TEIXINT EL FUTUR - Nov 2011 -->

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Nov'11
SPAIN: Barcelona

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Guest speaker: Teixint el futur

<!--TENT London - Sept 2011 -->

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Sep'11
UK: TENT London

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Invited by JJAMcollective

<!--The Kingston Museum - July 2011 -->

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Jul'11
UK: The Kingston Museum

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Showcase at the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

<!--Technology Artisan Talk at Bucks New University - May 2011 -->

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May'11
UK: Bucks New University

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Guest Speaker: Technology Artisan Talk at Bucks New University sponsored by NADFAS

<!--Creativity & Innovation in Business Conference - March 2011 -->

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Mar'11
SPAIN: Santander

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Creativity & Innovation in Business Conference

<!--The Trend Boutique - 02 Feb 2011 -->

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02 Feb'11
UK: Nottingham

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Guest Speaker: Technology VS Craft Conference by The Trend Boutique

<!--WESTMINSTER UNIVERSITY - 09 Dec 2010 -->

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09 Dec'10
Guest Speaker: Westminster University London

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Invited by Pete Silver & Will McLean

<!--TENT JJAM COLLECTIVE - Sep 2010 -->

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Sep'10
Tent Exhibition: Shoreditch London

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Elena Corchero & JJAM at London Design Week's TENT

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<!--CCA TALK - July 2010 -->

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Jul'10
CCA Glasgow

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Elena Corchero Cryptic Nights Talk at CCA

<!--CYCLODELIC FASHION SHOW - July 2010 -->

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July'10
Cambridge: UK

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Lost Values stars in Cyclodelic Fashion Show

<!--OPEN STUDIOS - June 2010 -->

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June'10
Cockpit Arts: London

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Lost Values holds Summer Open Studio

<!--OLMAYA - 23 March '10-->

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23 March '10
UK: London

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WOW Talks

<!--Bangkok Design Week - 08-18 Oct'09-->

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08 – 18 Oct'09
Lost Values Stand Bangkok: Thailand

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Young Creative Entrepreneurs — British Council

<!--Cycle show - London- 08-11 Oct'09-->

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08 – 11 Oct'09
LFLECT Stand London: UK

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Cycle Show

<!--100%Design - London- 24-27 Sep '09-->

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24 – 27 Sep'09
100% Design London: UK

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The Bike Feature by JAM Design

<!--SOUVENIR EFFECT - BARCELONA - 16 Jul'09-->

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16 Jul – 13 Dec'09
Disseny HUB Barcelona: Spain

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The Souvenir Effect: Travel fetishes, beyond the clichés

<!--FUTURELAB - 15 Jan '09-->

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15 Jan'09
UK: London

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At BETT: Learning creatively through technology

<!--G de JOYAS BARCELONA - 19 Sep - 30 Sep '08-->

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19 Sep – 30 Sep'08
SPAIN: Barcelona

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Solo Exhibition
G de Joyas Gallery

<!--TECHNO THREADS - 25 Apr - 25 Jul'08-->

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25 Apr – 25 Jul'08
IRELAND: Dublin

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Techno Threads exhibition

<!--CLIMATE COOL CHINA - Nov'07 - Feb'08-->

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Nov'07 – Feb'08
China: Shanghai, Jinhan Guangzhou, Chongqing

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Climate Cool Touring exhibition by ReDesign for British Council

<!--SEAMLESS MUSEUM SCIENCE BOSTON - 30 Jan'08-->

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30 Jan'08
USA: Boston

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Seamless technology catwalk Museum of Science

<!--CONTAINS NEWCASTLE REDESIGN - 19 - 28 Oct '07-->

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19 – 28 Oct'07
UK: Newcastle

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Contains exhibition by ReDesign

<!--ICA SAVING PLANET EARTH - 03 - 29 Oct '07-->

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03 – 29 Oct'07
UK: London

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Saving Planet Earth exhibition at ICA

<!--UNRAVEL SAN DIEGO SIGGRAPH - 06 Aug'07-->

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06 Aug'07
USA: San Diego

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Unravel technology catwalk Siggraph 07

<!--UKRAINE - 18 May'07-->

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18 May'07
Ukraine: Chernivtsi

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Guest Speaker Trade and Economics institute

<!--UNRAVEL WISHPIRAL BOSTON - 31 Jul'06-->

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31 Jul'06
USA: Boston

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Siggraph Unravel technology catwalk

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PUBLICATIONS
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May'13
Worldwide: Online

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LFLECT featured in VELOJOY New York

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Apr'12
Worldwide: Online

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LFLECT featured at MOCOLOCO

<!--BIG FOR SMALL - Jan 2012 -->

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Jan'12
Worldwide: Online

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Lost Values new product

<!--TIME OUT LONDON - Dec 2011 -->

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Dec'11
UK: Nationwide

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LFLECT Collection featured at Time Out London

<!--FUNCTIONAL AESTHETICS BY SABINE SEYMOUR - Oct 2010 -->

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Oct'10
UK & US Release

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Elena Corchero in 'Functional Aesthetics' by Sabine Seymour

<!--VOGUE - June 2010 -->

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June'10
UK: Nationwide

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Lost Values' Zippy Kits feature in Vogue

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Jan'10
Blueprint magazine

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25 that will change design and architecture in 2010

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Jul'09
Easyjet inflight magazine

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Eco-Fashion Goes Solar

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Feb'09
USA Magazine

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Natural Home magazine

<!--TRENDS BOOK CSM - Nov '08-->

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Nov'08
Batsford Publishing

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Trends 09/10: Forecasting
with Central Saint Martins
Book by Kevin Tallon

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Oct'08
Laurence King Publishing

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Textiles Now

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May '08
Book launch

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Fashionable Technology by Sabine Seymour

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GERMANY Magazine

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Magazine

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13 Aug'07
UK Newspaper

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The Guardian

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UK BBC NEWS

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BBC

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HONORS
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23 – Jan'12
SCOTLAND: Glasgow

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Invited lecture at Center for Design Innovation at Glawgow School of Art

<!--GLOBAL DESIGN RESOURCES - Jul 2011 -->

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Jul – Dec'11
UK: London

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Researcher at Global Design Resources

<!--INTERIORS - Jan 2011 -->

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23 – 26 Jan'11
UK: Birmingham

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National Exhibition Center: Designers Block Interiors 2011

<!--SUSTAINABILITY AWARD - Sep 2010 -->

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Sep'10
UK: London

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LFLECT Lace: Sustainability Award 2nd Place

<!--SPRINGWISE MENTION - June 2010 -->

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Jun'10
Springwise: Online

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Springwise Article on Lost Values

<!--WGSN - Oct 2009 -->

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Oct'09
WGSN: Worldwide

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WGSN Publishes Trend Report on Lost Values

<!--BLUEPRINT -24 Sep '09-->

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24 Sep'09
100% Design London — "Best use of Materials" award

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BLUEPRINT Magazine

<!--NESTA -24July '09-->

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24 Jul'09
NESTA Grant Award for Innovation

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Nesta Starter For Six Program

<!--UKYFEA -21Feb '09-->

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21 Feb'09
UK: London Fashion Week

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UK Young Fashion Entrepreneur of the year. British Council commendation

<!--INDIA TRIP - 29 Nov - 12 Dec '08-->

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29 Nov – 12 Dec'08
INDIA: New Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad

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Research visit with British Council

<!--PRAGUE CONFERENCE - 11 Dec'07 -->

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11 Dec'07
CZHEC REBUBLIC: Prague

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Smart and Intelligent Textiles IntertechPira Conference

<!--ECO PRIZE - Nov 2007 -->

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Nov'07
Eco Prize: Eco Trust UK

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Elena Corchero receives Eco Prize Nomination

<!--CSM DEGREE SHOW - 16 - 23 Jun '07-->

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16 – 23 Jun'07
COUNTRY: city

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MA Textile Futures Exhibition
Central Saint Martins

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WORKSHOPS
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Aug'13
UK: London

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Technology Artisan Workshops at Hack the Barbican

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Nov'11
UK: London

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ZippyKit at Design Bazzar Portbello

<!--TEIXINT EL FUTUR BARCELONA - Nov 2011 -->

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Nov'11
SPAIN: Barcelona

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Elena Corchero Guest at Teixint el Futur

<!--ECO DESIGN PHD - June 2010 -->

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Jun'10
SPAIN: Tenerife

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Elena Corchero Guest Tutors for Eco-Design PhD

<!--KIDS MODERN - April 2010 -->

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April'10
Kids Modern Show: London

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Lost Values at Kids Modern Show

<!--WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY - 18 July 09 -->

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15 – 19 Jul'09
Nederlands Media Art Institute: Amsterdam

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Wearable Technology – Powered Art and Fashion Design

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25 Feb – 02 Mar'09
SPAIN: Tenerife

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PROCEDER: Canarian ecodesign program for sustainable local development

<!--ORKNEY SCIENCE FESTIVAL - 06 Sep '08-->

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06 Sep'08
UK Scotland: Orkney

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ZippyKit Workshops International Science Festival

<!--BBC FASHION RECYCLING - 19Jul-20Jul'08-->

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13 Jun – 20 Jul'08
UK: Scotland

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Smart Textiles workshop

<!--ESDI MODA BARCELONA - 09 Nov'07-->

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09 Nov'07
SPAIN: Barcelona

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Guest Speaker at ESDI Moda

<!--DL OS 002 - 12 Sep'07 -->

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12 Sep'07
UK Scotland: Forres

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Prototypes showcase Distance Lab Open Studio 002

<!--DL OS 001 PRESENTATION - 02 Jun '07-->

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dd Mmm – dd Mmm 'YY
UK Scotland: Forres

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Guest Speaker Distance Lab Open Studio 001

<!--ZIPPYKIT JAPAN - 03 Mar'07-->

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03 Mar'07
JAPAN: Dazaifu

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ZippyKit Workshops Supported by Elekit

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