deb laraman

"Transforming waste and creating products for the conscious and stylish consumer, while reducing waste to landfill."

Founder - Deb Laraman MA& D - Sustainable Design 

•Multi award winning designer, educator and author. Deb has a Masters in Design (up-cycling) and has been a strong advocate for sustainability, making and conscious consumption for over 20  years.

• Her work has been presented internationally and nationally and featured in a variety of media, publications, seminars, symposiums and several exhibitions. 

•With a background in education Deb has been at the forefront of sustainable design education, leading fashion, design and environmental management programs in the New Zealand tertiary sector.

•Deb has worked with Industry, Communities and Secondary schools providing opportunities for learning and promoting a sustainability message.

•She has established many events including eco design competitions, fashion shows, judged sustainable design awards, worked with charities, schools and business to provide opportunities for young people.


"I am passionate about keeping skills alive and encouraging making.  My methods have been developed to enable the novice to experienced maker to be successful." 

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