IKEA: Recycled Denim Cover Give Klippan Sofa New Life

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We are happy to see that IKEA continues to inspire and to present innovative projects reducing waste. On this occasion, IKEA and MUD Jeans, a Dutch denim company, have teamed up to give recycled denim a new life by using it to develop KLIPPAN sofa covers sold in 9 European markets.       According to Piotr Jakubiak, Deployment Leader at New Business and Innovation …

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Tales Of Elderly Wanderer – Textile Art by Liuxu Luo

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Parson Textile MFA Exhibition HYBRID includes this year the work of  Liuxu Luo, incorporating mix-mediums such as painting, watercolor, and all kinds of textiles handicrafts into her creative practice of textile art. She started using embroidery and laser cutting techniques to develop drawing methods, creating new yarns and developing them into knitting and woven works. She believes using natural dyes adds …

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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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Plant-version novelty at IKEA’s in-store restaurant: The meatball goes green

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Did you know that IKEA counts for one of the world’s largest restaurant chains? Surprising yet logic. You might have heard though that Ikea sells each year more than a billion meatballs at its in-store restaurants. Few things are as synonymous with IKEA as the Swedish meatballs. Committed to going greener as a brand in all areas and be "climate positive" by …

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When ruins grow back into nature

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Designer Martina Taranto was born and raised in Sicily, Italy. She grew up surrounded by art and ancient ruins, hence her focus on ruins grow back into nature. Sicily is the cradle of ancient history, and it has its roots in the very distant era when the Greeks dominated. They spread a culture made of art and traditions that still manage …

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