Kia Utzon-Frank The Idea Sculptor

Kia Utzon-Frank The Idea Sculptor

It seems as though there’s no limit to what Kia Utzon-Frank’s KUFStudio can create. One project that has gained the studio much attention is the production of small, geometric shapes that resemble desk ornaments but are in fact cakes. Utzon-Frank originally trained as a goldsmith and has now brought her eye for sleek modern design […]

Atelier Biagetti – The Redesigners

Atelier Biagetti - The Redesigners

Alberto Biagetti and Laura Baldassari, the duo behind Milan-based design team Atelier Biagetti, focus on creating objects and experiences that decontextualize what we tend to take for granted in societal settings. The 2015 show Body Building, curated by Maria Cristina Didero, deconstructed our social obsession with body image by re-imagining gym equipment as a luscious, […]

Discarded Items? Build Your Wardrobe & House

Discarded Items Build Your Wardrobe & House

Responding to overconsumption and our oversaturated consumer landscape, designer Helen Kirkum proposes a circular alternative. She has repurposed and remastered discarded sneakers, breaking the originals down into multiple components and then reconfiguring these parts into new and unique products. With the Post-Couture Collective Martijn van Strien has set out to provide an alternative to disposable […]

Ad Hoc : Democratised Design and Production

Ad Hoc Democratised Design and Production

We are witnessing a new industrial revolution; one that rejects big business and pursues democratized design and production. Consumers are demonstrating new values around consumption, and designers are shifting their focus from polished, elitist design to more ad hoc new crafts that mash together digital fabrication and reclaimed materials, creating a design direction with an […]

Built of Waste StoneCycling

Built of Waste StoneCycling

StoneCycling, founded in 2013 in southern Holland by Tom van Soest and Ward Massa, transforms local waste into sustainable building material. Each of its WasteBasedBricks is made from waste materials gathered within a radius of 150km of the factories StoneCycling works with. Variations in local supplies and differences in production methods result in a range […]

Crafted Symbiosis – Respect for Nature

Crockery in black basalt by Max Lamb for 1882 Ltd

Respect for nature combines with technological and scientific innovation in a design direction that channels craft through a contemporary filter. Consumers are rejecting mass-produced, homogenized design churned out by global corporations in editions of hundreds of thousands, and are shifting their retail preferences from global to local. They are buying locally produced goods underpinned by […]

SS2019 Latest Collection by IKEA Eco-Friendly Furniture

SS2019 Collection by IKEA Eco-Friendly Furniture

In an effort to reduce its environmental impact, Ikea, the world’s largest furniture retailer, has developed a new range of products made from recycled waste materials. For the 2019 edition of its PS collection, design teams for the furniture and home accessories giant worked from the factory floor. This enabled them to observe and better […]

Pantone Paints on Walls: Best Usage for your Dream Home

Pantone Paints on Walls Best Usage

Han anyone share the feeling – to be at home? The most relaxing place in the world. Home is a place where you feel most secure. You can travel around the world, do your job or work whole day but at the end, you always need a home to take rest, refresh and recharge for […]

Pantone Formula Guide vs Pantone TPG Guide USAGE

Pantone Formula Guide vs Pantone TPG Guide USAGE

You must have heard about the Pantone formula and TPG color guide for variety of printing purposes and color matching. But do you know actually know what they are all about and how their function, so here we’ve covered every aspect of Pantone formula and TPG color guide for you. What is Pantone TPG? In case you don’t know, the term ‘Pantone’ itself refers […]