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  • Räsänen, Johanna (2018)
    The purpose of this study was to get an overall picture of the Master seamstress Paula Malleus's life and her brand called MEM by Paula Malleus. The aim of the study was to find out how to make design clothes from post consumer waste. Previous information shows the collections of the brand is the world's most ecological clothing collections, but scientific research into the use of post consumer textiles waste in clothing design has not been done before. The study describes the principles of sustainable fashion, and they discussed how sustainable aspects of fashion can be seen in MEM by Paula Malleus clothing. This research was attended by Paula Malleus, Founder of Remake EkoDesign Oy, whose life and work were carried out. The research material was collected by an open interview in her work area. After the interview, the interview was transcribed as text. A qualitative content analysis was used to analyze the study, with the aim of obtaining a clear picture of the case. The research was a qualitative research and research method was case study. MEM by Paula Malleus products are recycled clothing. Material processing had to have created its own technique to make the clothes suitable for serial production. It is not the manufacture of unique pieces. Malleus has merged a whole new way of working. In the study, the manufacturing process of each collection was studied. It turned out that product design does not follow a particular formula. Design is based on different methods and different perspectives, as Paula Malleus processes her own mind in product design.