Sustainable meal kits that come with an incentive system by PriestmanGoode

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In the past months, we couldn’t dine out or have dinner parties, and food consumption was very much reduced to in-house cooking, with one exception - meal kits.       Zero, designed by PriestmanGoode will be presented at the 2021 Salone del Mobile in collaboration with For Wallpaper* Re-Made.  The concept encourages consumers to use and return bioplastic containers to takeaway restaurants. The containers …

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Reusable packaging for flight companies by PriestmanGoode

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Our radar is on packaging now. And on an increasing empathy with our natural environment to harm as less as possible. More precisely, we'd like to shed light today on reusable packaging taking into account how many takeaway and home deliveries we are consuming in this mid-pandemic situation. The 2019 numbers speak for themselves:     Until single-used plastics are not banned, we will …

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Mycelium mushroom grows into a living coffin

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Mushroom mycelium is a longtime favorite material here on Eclectic Trends and has appeared throughout the years in a few trend lectures. On this occasion, we'd like to show you how mycelium mushroom grows into a living coffin and how fungi could be used as burial markers next. Biodesigner and researcher Bob Hendrikx develops the Loop Cocoon coffin, which actively contributes …

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COS launches RESELL To Buy Or Presell Pre-Owned Pieces

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COS launches resell - a platform or resale business to buy and sell pre-owned styles in an effort to give their clothes a longer life. Sustainability is also about maintaining pieces in a longer lifecycle, but this move responds. also to the fact that overproduction is a huge issue and it gives the brand control over the secondhand market. To start with, …

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3D modeling shaping yoga pods made of rattan

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We are used to seeing 3D visualizations much more since the confinement forced designers to start building setups, prototypes, and public projects in a contactless moment. Anything related to handicraft work such as 3D modeling shaping yoga pods made of hardwood, rattan, and palm leaves, however, is still emerging. For the design of yoga brand Vikasa’s Bangkok headquarters, studio Enter Projects …

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Playful modular homes nestled within nature by Precht

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The first thing that might come to your mind is a submarine periscope, or is it a water pipe? The idea of Bert is a family of playful modular homes nestled within nature that invite people to experience architecture and nature through the eyes of children.     Precht, co-founded by husband and wife Chris and Fei Tang Precht, designed the Bert family for …

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