From the application of MATERIAL and the role, that design might take on here, in the context of GREEN CYCLES with its unique foundation of both design and textile respective clothing engineering focusses on the textile cycle itself, the transparency of the Supply Chain and especially on the issue of re-traceability. Since the early 21st Century many newly developed or newly remembered materials are being experimented with, for textiles and clothing – such as algae-, mycelium- or stone-based materials or different forgotten plant and animal fibers like nettle or different wool sourcing are generating new insights into their application and usability.