Elisa Palomino’s research investigates the Sustainability and Crafts innovation of Fish Skin Leather in the luxury Industry and Higher Education. She has gained 25 years of experience working in the luxury fashion Industry and her practice-based research draws into her experience working with fish skin leather at John Galliano and Christian Dior.
The project aims to promote the use of sustainable fish leather and seeks to inspire, educate and inform designers, creators, and consumers about its beauty, quality, versatility and sustainability. The project will look at intelligent ways of using ocean food waste for the development of fashionable leather articles. The aim is to turn ocean waste into higher-value products.