Design, sustainability and Australian mass-market fashion : three case studies
Payne, Alice Ruth (2013) Design, sustainability and Australian mass-market fashion : three case studies. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
The production of fashion garments has negative environmental and social impacts that can potentially be reduced through decisions made in the design process. This research explores to what extent Australian mass-market fashion designers consider environmental sustainability within product design. The study presents three case studies from different market levels, assembled through interviews with designers, along with an analysis of the Australian mass-market fashion industry. The project provides insights into the workings of the fashion design process within mid and high volume companies, and identifies opportunities and barriers for consideration of sustainability.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Ferrero-Regis, Tiziana & Vaughan, Suzi|
|Keywords:||fashion , design, sustainability, Australia, design process, fast fashion, design for sustainability, fashion designers|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||22 Aug 2013 02:56|
|Last Modified:||04 Sep 2015 02:32|
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