Making Futures 2021

Life Cycles of Material Worlds

The seventh edition of our Making Futures biennial international research conference will be held on 16th September 2021.

Professor Kate Fletcher

Research Professor of Sustainability, Design, Fashion at the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, University of the Arts London| Co-Editor Routledge International Handbook series on Sustainability and Fashion (2015); Opening Up the Wardrobe: A Methods Book (2017)| Author Craft of Use: Post-Growth Fashion (2016); Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys (2008)| Co-author Fashion and Sustainability: Design for Change (2012)|Co-founder of the Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion (2018)|

In this recorded interview with Heather Martin, Kate talks about her work in sustainable fashion and what it means to upcoming designers and makers.


Kate Fletcher is a professor, author, consultant and design activist. She has over 70 scholarly and popular publications in the field of fashion and sustainability and has authored nine books.