Maybe our claim is a little bold, but we truly believe things should be designed for sustainability. Design defines how material objects look and feel and how they are used. If sustainability is taken into account at the very beginning — in the design phase — the products we use, and the spaces we live in, can influence our way of living to be more sustainable. Is contemporary design taking sustainability into account? Where better to look than at Clerkenwell Design week, the renowned design festival that brings together the latest innovations by some of the best creative forces and encompasses the true spirit of the design community.
Born in Tom Dixon’s 80’s London workshop, the S Chair continues to shapeshift and find new adaptations and interpretations. For London Craft Week 2020 Tom Dixon team invited Peju Obasa, a London knitwear designer specialised in crochet and up-cycled materials. She chose ECONYL® regenerated nylon to re-imagine the iconic S Chair. Reusing an early S […]
In July this year, Lance Hosey wrote on the Arch Daily that architects never waste a good crisis. And for this matter, we believe designers don’t either. He continues, “At heart, we are problem-solvers, and we jump at every problem that needs solving, a tendency that is inherent to our industry’s optimism.” Lance Hosey was […]
Inspired by natural sensibility and elements of the Quebec archipelago. MINGAN, an environment where nature reigns. MINGAN is a collection inspired by geology, a branch dedicated to the study of the structure of the Earth’s crust. Distinguished by three patterns with irregular textures and by colors reminiscent of the elements of the archipelago, MINGAN […]
Inspired by natural sensibility and elements of the Quebec archipelago. ANTICOSTI, an environment where nature reigns. ANTICOSTI is a collection inspired by bryology, a branch of botany devoted to the study of mosses. Distinguished by three patterns with irregular textures and by colors reminiscent of the elements of the coast, ANTICOSTI incorporates a touch […]
Minus is the collection’s name, signed by the designer Alessandra Delgado for Punto e Filo Tapetes (Punto e Filo Rugs). The name originates from latin and means ‘less’: the perfect concept of minimalist elegance that modernist master Mies Van Der Rohe eternalized with the icon phrase “less is more” – present in the essence of […]
This year it was not possible to have the NeoCon tradeshow in Chicago, with millions of visitors from all the US and abroad to check out the latest trends in commercial design. But we decided to take this opportunity to ponder and think how we would like our own virtual NeoCon to look like and […]