“Lets keep creating products using existing materials, reducing the need to use our worlds precious resources, and keep useable materials away from landfill” Recycled Market, 2011.
An inspirational video for all of us..
We love to stumble upon artists (painters) using alternative materials in addition to their standard canvas and watercolour. We found Geninne, an artist living in Mexico. She creates such a magical, beautiful bird pictures using paint, but one piece grabbed our attention. Take a closer look, and you’ll see these colourful winged creatures have wings of recycled-ness (map pages)….
The brand El Naturalista (The Naturalist) originates from La Roja, Spain — a fertile, prosperous land known for their artisan shoemakers since ancient times. El Naturalista® footwear is made as natural as possible; serving to bring attention, preservation and support to the Environment on a global level.
A quote taken from El Naturalista’s inspiration trip based on their current Recycled Footwear range. A trip to Recyclus ..
“We live in the age of recycling, and what better represents our philosophy than this concept… being truly respectful of nature and moving away from marketing and fashion. Our company, which already is a family, only uses eco -friendly leather that respects the environment and that is processed avoiding toxic materials. Also, in our production process we don’t try to produce quantity, but quality. All our products, from shoes to packing materials, are recycled and recyclable.”
A selection of shoes available to buy from their current collection:
For more details on El Naturalista® footwear check out Elnaturalista.com