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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 08, 2013 01:02 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified Mar 07, 2013

If you think this is plastic, think again. When San Francisco passed a 2012 city ordinance banning plastic shopping bags, the artist Lauren DiCioccio took note by offering up an eco-friendly homage to the flimsy, generic white plastic bag and its crude “thank you” typography. Her version, a collaboration with — Continue reading …




 

 

If you think this is plastic, think again. When San Francisco passed a 2012 city ordinance banning plastic shopping bags, the artist Lauren DiCioccio took note by offering up an eco-friendly homage to the flimsy, generic white plastic bag and its crude “thank you” typography.

Her version, a collaboration with The Workshop Residence, a San Francisco collective that pairs artists and designers with local craftspeople, is made of crinkly taffeta, and machine embroidered with red or blue text. And is not, one hopes, realistic-looking enough to be mistaken for the real thing and tossed out with the trash!

Photo: Artware Editions


 

 

 
 
 

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