This panel discussion is given in conjunction with the exhibition Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse, which presents three designers’ approaches to the shockingly high human and environmental costs of textile and apparel production.

Featuring the designers Christina Kim, founder of Los Angeles–based fashion brand dosa; Reiko Sudo, director of Tokyo textile design firm Nuno; and Luisa Cevese, founder of the Milan-based home goods company Riedizioni, the conversation is moderated by Matilda McQuaid, Deputy Curatorial Director and Head of Textiles at Cooper Hewitt. Inspired by ancient traditions of reuse and a respect for scraps as repositories of materials, labor, and creativity, each designer has developed innovative solutions for curbing textile waste.