Design Research
Investigate the potential of alternative leather

Brief

Based on the process of design research - definition, quantitative and qualitative research, interpretation, observation, opportunity areas, and ideas - to analyze the complicated dilemmas and discover the potential areas of leather-related sustainable materials.

Challenges 

Why is using leather product a problem for environment? Leather has become the most important co-product of meat industry, not a by-product anymore. It shares responsibility for all the environmental destruction caused by the meat industry as well as the pollution caused by the toxins used in tanning. 

How can we reduce the needs of leather goods by positive ways?

Tools

  • Definition

  • Quantitative interpretation

  • Observation

  • Qualitative Exploration

  • Opportunity Areas

  • Idea Brainstorming

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