Rubbish waste used as a conceptual visualization

Eclectic Trends | Waste, a conceptual visualization by Schneemann and van Krimpen

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 […]

Kelapack – Waste Management Design with tableware

Eclectic Trends | Kelapack - A Waste Management Design With Tableware

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 […]

Waste no More – A sustainable textiles call by Eileen Fischer

Eclectic Trends | Waste No More - Eileen Fisher-Li Edelkoort - Milan Design Week 2018

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 […]

Is Mushroom mycelium the new leather?

Mushroom mycelium Sebastian Cox

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 […]

The Growroom – food producing architecture

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 […]

Mineral Potential by Yixing Fang

Yixing Fang-Mineral Potential-Eclectic Trends

It’s not a secret that we are big fans of artistic ceramics here on Eclectic Trends. So it won’t be a big surprise to you that we fell in love with the gorgeous work of Mineral Potential by Yixing Fang – and her gorgeous objects that show a beautiful interplay of bronze and ceramics. Born in […]