Social Manufacturing in the Fashion sector: New value creation through alternative design strategies?

Anja-Lisa Hirscher, Kirsi Niinimäki, Cosette Armstrong

Tutkimustuotos: LehtiartikkeliArticleScientificvertaisarvioitu

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Abstrakti

This paper proposes new perspectives and systemic changes to the linear fashion scheme, which is currently driven by fast, cheap and low quality production that fosters easy disposal or replacement, due to the low product value for the customer/user. The authors seek to open a discussion on new value creation through social manufacturing, specifically facilitated by do-it-yourself (DIY), do-it-together (DIT) and participatory design strategies. Social manufacturing can be seen as a more open and democratic approach to manufacturing, prompting different levels of user participation in the production process. The authors will illustrate how these alternative design strategies, build within the context of social manufacturing, can offer system-level changes by activating and empowering the end user to become value creators, while forming new, more sustainable innovations in design and manufacturing of fashion.
AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
Sivut4544-4554
JulkaisuJournal of Cleaner Production
Vuosikerta172
DOI - pysyväislinkit
TilaJulkaistu - 2018
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA1 Julkaistu artikkeli, soviteltu

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