Lets get Downs to Business – Part 2

Hi everyone! I just came accross this inspiring video about British entrepreneur Laura Green (from Runcorn, UK) who is a woman with Down's Syndrome and has been running her own fashion business for several years now. In my last post on this topic, I already wrote bout about two young girls who are working with … Continue reading Lets get Downs to Business – Part 2

Junko Watanabe’s interactive textile designs reaching disabled children

Today, I would like to repost this report which recently appeared on NHK World (Japan) about Junko Watanabe and her cloth books. Not to be confused with the famous fashion designer Junya Watanabe, Junka has been using textile design in a way which reaches the youngest members of our society. Children with disabilities or difficulties … Continue reading Junko Watanabe’s interactive textile designs reaching disabled children

Lets get Downs to Business

Dear readers, in this post I would like to take up a social topic of integrity for all. Recently, I have come across an interesting article on BBC News, talking about fashion for people with Downs Syndrome. Why is this so significant? First of all, in our society - and thus in our minds - … Continue reading Lets get Downs to Business