Parachute Recycling By Layer Design x RAEBURN

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We started a while ago our series "The Stuff That Matters" and are fully committed in 2020 to shed a light on new materials (like today's parachute recycling project), sustainable production processes, mindful, and ethical design. Layer Design under the direction of Sebastian Humbert has teamed up with fashion brand RÆBURN for a new project using parachute recycling to give new …

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The Big News: We are back to publishing Trend Books!

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After much planning and researching, I am very happy to announce, we are back to publishing Trend Books and hopefully, give you the opportunity too, to access to what we believe is worth to share and know. And this time, we do it the BIG way. But let me explain step by step. 1// What we are not doing anymore   I have decided not to …

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7 Examples Of The Space Of Mind Trend

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This year's global staycation has invited us to enjoy shorter getaways in near surroundings or on our land plot. As a result, intimate getaways increase in small cabins that offer different functions; please see 7 examples of the Space Of Mind Trend (spatial design edition). Though used for working purposes and as a mini office in your garden to guarantee the …

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5 Heimtextil Trends 2019/20 To Watch

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The much expected 5 Heimtextil Trends for 2019/2020 have recently been published. With “Toward Utopia”, the global renown textile fair Heimtextil is setting the course for the new trend season that was presented in September by the brilliant London-based studio FranklinTill (we are big fans over here). In addition to the British trend team, trend researchers from the Stijlinstituut Amsterdam and  SPOTT Trends & …

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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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