Clothing isn’t made by robots in a lab. It’s part science, part art, and almost entirely dependent upon people like us. Agile human hands and resourceful minds keep the process running smoothly, across international borders, with minimal waste and optimal integrity. We’ll use the production process for our Blazer Nº1 to take you on this colorful journey – from sheep to shop.
Why and How We Work Design Ethos VICENZI explores ways to make beautiful and thoughtful things, to help humans and nature connect and live as one. We started this company as a project dedicated to mapping out a circular design ecosystem. Sustainability is a philosophy and a commitment; circular design is a specific path forward.Continue reading “Design Philosophy”
To whom it may concern: In the early days of 2016, I set out on a personal mission to create “The Perfect Blazer.” I did not know where to begin. I only knew I had to make a sample version — a “prototype” — and continue to tweak and refine until the design matched myContinue reading “From the desktop of A. Vicenzi”
Circular design and supply chains are a realistic, exciting alternative to the unnecessary waste and inefficiencies of linear business models of the past
This is our team mascot, Kintsugi. I rescued him from a street corner stall on Hollywood Road in Hong Kong’s Central District, in the early days of 2016. I dusted off his plastic white frame, but could not fix his raised paw, indented on the pinky corner. I’m glad I couldn’t. To me, he is perfect!Continue reading “Kintsugi and the Art of Imperfection”
For one weekend only, we proudly invite you to a pop-up event for the history books. Shoes for men, blazers for ladies, fun for all!
the year I decided anything was possible
Domers reflect on their undergraduate experience
on finding a problem to solve, and a place to start
a conversation on working for startups, wayward ideas, narrowing the focus, and the joy of collaborating with others to get stuff done: Recorded in Oakland, CA in February 2016. Interview by William Ehrlich for Is Now A Good Time?