Emma Sicher’s sustainable packaging from fruit scraps

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Today we want to present the sustainable alternative to plastic packaging based on vegetable and fruit scraps developed by Emma Sicher in her thesis project “From Peel to peel”. Inspired by Italian designer Bruno Munari who said, "nature is the first producer of packaging in the world: every peel, shell or skin aims to protect its content", Sicher wanted to find …

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Revealed! This is going to be our Trend Book No.1!

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We are very happy to announce the theme of our Trend Book No.1   REGENERATION   "The renewal or restoration of a body, bodily part, or biological system after injury or as a normal process’ describes a wider concept of how to take care of myself and the planet."   Sustainability starts to sound like a mainstream concept so we wanted to provide a little more food …

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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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