Posts tagged "recycled"
Imperfect Design by Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe

Imperfect Design by Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe

In 2011 the Dutch designers Van Eijk & van der Lubbe travelled to Guatemala to design the first collection for Imperfect Design. The local techniques and materials of the craftsmen from Guatemala were used as a starting point for their designs, which ended up in a pure and eye-catching collection of vases made of recycled glass. The collaboration...
Rubble floor by Dave Hakkens

Rubble floor by Dave Hakkens

Dutch designer Dave Hakkens has just finished a new project called rubble floor. You will find Dave’s story below where he talks about why he started the project and how it came out in the end. Usually when a building/bathroom/shed etc. is being demolished a completely new one takes over his place. This is done without...
Cast away animals by Nina Tolstrup

Cast away animals by Nina Tolstrup

A while ago designer Nina Tolstrup from Studiomama started a “pallet project” which was all about producing your own piece of furniture using discarded pallets. The essence was centered around sustanability and questioned our attitude concerning waste. As fun extention to the pallet project Nina started to make “off cut animals” from all these bits and...
A church built of recycled materials

A church built of recycled materials

The new Tureberg Church is situated in Sollentuna just outside Stockholm. Architect Helena Tallius Myhrman from Tallius Myhrman Architects wanted to do the Tureberg Church bold yet timeless. It’s a modern concrete church with sustainability in mind. Most of the equipment in the round church is made of recycled materials. To the altar, baptismal font...
The Hunter sculptural coat hanger

The Hunter sculptural coat hanger

The Hunter series is a new series of sculptural coat hangers, in which Godspeed is hunting for clichés, decay, beauty and rawness between left-overs in an urban environment. Collecting raw scrap wood and scraping the streets and bins, for new materials and ideas, The Hunter is a result of a cut-copy-paste research. With this series,...