Nomination for the German Federal Ecodesign Award 2012
Freiburg i. Br. / Manaus / Kampala
BARKTEX® is nominated for the German Federal Ecodesign award 2012
"Sêlva – The rain forest shoe" awarded with unique wood-free bio-material from 100% tree. Emisison-free production by rubber-tapper cooperatives in the amazon.
Please note, his concept focused on material engineering and feasibility mainly. It did not focus on footwear design and the design isn't really stunning.
Download: Brochure 'Selva' (German only, sorry)
Download: Press release (German only, sorry)
Cooperation partners: Vimagana, Adolf Werner shoe factory, Rainforest Institute, Pematec Triangel, Coomflona
Informationen: Website of the German Federal Award "Ecodesign"