#ThinkDoMAKE: Making a Bag from Zips

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#ThinkDoMake: Making a bag from zips

continuous zipper bag

Find out about Zip It Handbags who sell a wide range of bags made from just zips. 


  • How might this idea inspire other products?
  • Investigate Thomas Heatherwick’s zip bag made in collaboration with luxury goods company Longchamps, as well as his designs for the Longchamps flagship store which followed their successful collaboration on the bag. (Thanks to Guy Parslow for the links)

Practical activities and ideas are provided as a starting point only. Students should use these as inspiration as part of an iterative design process developing the idea further themselves. Credit should be given to the original source where appropriate.

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