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Designer, Sustainability Consultant and Educator: San Diego, New York, Mexico City
Company / organisation:
Carme Artigas
Website (if you have one):
www.carmenartigas.com
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About me / About business or organisation:
I specialize in designing resilient solutions at the intersection of profitable innovation and meaningful cultural intervention within the fashion industry.

I provide design direction to solve challenges related to developing sustainable products and adhering to transparency and traceability in the supply chain while showing companies how to responsibly improve environmental impact throughout the manufacturing lifecycle and expand productivity by enhancing working conditions.

From strategy to execution, I works closely with clients to integrate sustainable practices, while keeping a competitive edge. From businesses and nonprofits, to trade organizations and educational institutions, I provide the complete sustainable brand package: supply chain management, design and development, and education and training.
Career history / Company history:
In 2011 I spearheaded the sustainable design curricula and undergraduate programs at three major design universities: Fashion Institute of Technology, Parsons the New School for Design, and Pratt Institute. I'm currently s consultant for ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative and on the advisory board of Fashion Revolution Day USA.

I work as a sustainable fashion design consultant and educator, specializes in integrating ethical practices within the fashion industry. With over 18 years of design experience working with brands from high-end to mass-market such as Donna Karan, Swatch, Kate Spade, Home Depot, and Wal-Mart. Currently, I advise start-ups, established brands and trade organizations interested in improving their sourcing, manufacturing and labor practices. My goal is to help build resilient businesses, while minimizing their human and environmental impact.



I've worked in all aspects of conceptualizing, designing, and developing product lines and collections that reflect excellence and inspired outstanding reviews.

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