Migration of Fish On Dry Land by Marta Sif, Hilversum, Netherlands

Fish On Dry Land by Marta Sif Hilversum Netherlands

Issues of migration and unemployment are significant problems for isolated villages, islands and island nations. Netherlands-based Icelandic social product designer Marta Sif wanted to utilise product creation as a method of both celebrating and strengthening local industry. Through her Fish On Dry Land project, Sif engaged the residents of a small fishing village in Iceland. […]

Environmental Indicators & Climate Change

Environmental Indicators & Climate Change

In an attempt to raise awareness of current climate challenges and provoke change, designers are visualizing the less obvious elements of our environment through a number of innovative products and artifacts. Sadiq Khan, mayor of London and vice chairman of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, is committed to creating the cleaner, greener, better and […]

Reusing Human Hair : Extraordinary Resource

Reusing Human Hair Extraordinary Resource

Earth Overshoot Day 2016, the date when humanity exhausted nature’s budget for the year, fell on 8 August. As the Earth’s finite resources become further depleted, designers are reinventing our abundance of waste, using it to create precious artifacts and useful new products. One readily available material that could prove an extraordinary resource is a […]