from used umbrella to hand-crafted satchels, rimini rimini bags from used umbrella to hand-crafted satchels, rimini rimini bags
aug 05, 2015

from used umbrella to hand-crafted satchels, rimini rimini bags

from used umbrella to hand-crafted satchels, rimini rimini bags
all images courtesy of rimini rimini 

 

 

 

two years have passed since designers marcella foschi and marta de faveri stumbled across the business practices of italian beach furniture conglomerate ombrellificio magnani. among the company’s pursuits, was the collection of ‘seasoned’ umbrellas from clients’ beach resorts. once gathered, the parasols would be brought back to their facilities and be re-dressed with new fabric. nothing wrong with that; except they were throwing hundreds of mildly-used fabrics directly into the landfill.


rimini rimini bags display 

 

 

 

with some minor persuasion, the two convinced ombrellificio magnani to re-route the fabrics from the bin to their studio, and rimini rimini was born. focusing primarily on nostalgic, hand-made beach bags and backpacks made with whatever happened to be ‘seasoned’ that day. the collection ranges from classic blue with white stripes, to old-fashioned patterns, to the occasional funky palette — all sewn and paired with nautical ropes and floats. rimini rimini is about the celebration of summertime; with all of its long days of sunshine and sand castles, teenage love stories born by the seaside, and everything in-between. 

rimini rimini bags marcella foschi marta de faveri designboomtemplates are marked and cut from the salvaged umbrella fabrics 

 


video courtesy of rimini rimini 

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beach bag 

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nautical components like floats and rope are used in the designs 

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bag samples 

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available umbrella/bag patterns 

rimini rimini bags marcella foschi marta de faveri designboomfull rimini rimini collection

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: nick brink | designboom 

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