Socially responsible business that uses design as a tool to make a different futurE.
Kalopsia’s unique approach to manufacturing lets them focus on what they care about the most: taking the time to design and develop the best product possible, crafted in-house in Scotland.
Kalopsia’s approach to manufacturing is about creating a mindful and holistic environment, in which everyone involved can contribute innovations and improvements to working practices.
Kalopsia sees design and creativity as a tool for social and environmental change and have expanded their design thinking out from just their products and design work and now apply this to everything they do. From their company structure, to the products they develop and even down to the back-end of their web platform, everything has been thoughtfully designed and is constantly developed.
Kalopsia always aim to use the most efficient, eco-friendly and pro-social techniques and practices within their production to give their clients a product that will stand the test of time.
Sustainable fashion and textiles production is partly about manufacturing in an environmentally and social-economically sustainable manner, but also to consume in a more sustainable manner, which includes both behavioural patterns and attitudes.
Kalopsia’s main aims are;
To reduce surplus (‘waste’) before it’s created and ensure all materials produced are used to there fullest
Allow fair access to ethical and sustainable manufacturing services
To design and produce for longevity, durability and long lasting style
Support the re-growth of textiles industry in Britain
To educate and up-skill designers, brands and end customers on ethical and sustainable textiles