Let’s talk Plastics! 3 thoughts from a trends perspective

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My good friend and food designer Elsa Yranzo invited me as a speaker to the past edition of La Imperfecta Belleza. She has been creating wonderful food concepts for my masterclasses during the past three years, and since she always has very interesting projects going on, I would say Yes to any proposal knowing it combines creating awareness & beauty. Today …

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Rubbish waste used as a conceptual visualization

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This is why we want to share Diederik Schneemann and Aldwin van Krimpen’s conceptual visualization about waste presented during this year Milan Design Week: 1// In a nutshell:  Waste has never been so appetizing as in this conceptual visualization by designer Diederik Schneemann and photographer Aldwin van Krimpen. The work, presented at this year Fuorisalone in Milan, is called Rubdish- a fusion of rubbish and dish- and represents Schneemann and …

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Kelapack – Waste Management Design with tableware

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What if local production consider whole fruit and creates Waste Management Design?   Have you seen we uploaded a new section on the blog (scroll down the HOME page) and named it ' THE STUFF THAT REALLY MATTERS - Creative Waste and Sustainable Design'? If you are a regular newsletter reader you might have seen my post recently on my intention to talk …

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Waste no More – A sustainable textiles call by Eileen Fischer

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We have seen quite a few projects on Ethical Design which was for me the most important take away of the recent Milan events. In our Milan 2017 report we pointed out that for the first time Critical Thinking Projects would directly address topics such as the refugee crisis at Moroso's showroom or talk about the alarming lack of housing …

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Is Mushroom mycelium the new leather?

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Mushroom Mycelium has become one of my favorite topics since this Autumn when lecturing on trends, and I am going to share more projects soon. I expect to see much more projects in 2018 popping up with first shelve products coming in by 2019. This is an ongoing fascinating research allowing for  new sustainable resources to make a point in …

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The Growroom – food producing architecture

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We bet, there is no-one in the design world, who hasn't noticed the green living lifestyle, we do not call it a 'trend' anymore, the urban jungle communities grow and urban gardening and farming is more popular than ever. Just in September we were able to visit a book launch, of the Urban Jungle Bloggers  and in a few weeks only …

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