The Spijkerbrij Blue Denim Bow Tie 1 is made by Dutch designers Leonie Vlaar and Lois Stolwijk. Armed with their passion for repurposing waste and a fascination for craft, Leonie and Lois set out to return old worn jeans into ‘Spijkerbrij’. Dutch people are true jeans lovers! They buy more jeans than anywhere else in the world. The love for jeans also creates a surplus. 20% of this surplus is unwearable clothing. It’s a shame to waste this strong and beautiful material! So far the duo are focusing on accessories (bowties) and interior products, (lamps and seats) but the potential extends to board material to create furniture and even flooring.
How Its Made
Spijkerbrij Blue Denim Bow Tie 1 is a Dutch design product by designers Leonie & Lois. These talented designers want to repurpose used jeans by pressing different products. This has led tot the mobile factory ‘Spijkerbrij’, where they show the entire process. While cycling the fibers will be grinded, while stirring the fibers will be mixed with organic glue and thereafter the so called ‘Spijkerbrij’ mixture will be pressed in a mold.