Posts tagged "waste"
Waste bin by Mines Above Ground

Waste bin by Mines Above Ground

The new Malmö based company Mines Above Ground has recently launched The Bin – a simple and stylish waste bin with the unique ability to sort waste into four compartments. The company is founded by Liv Andersson together with Petra Lilja and Jenny Nordberg, both from the design- and innovation studio Apokalyps Labotek. The business concept of...
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...
Enlightened Waste at London Design Festival

Enlightened Waste at London Design Festival

As part of the 2011 London Design festival, Marion Friedmann Gallery presents Enlightened Waste, the first UK exhibition to showcase the work of French-Mexican designer Thierry Jeannot and Austrian artist Gisela Stiegler. Both Thierry Jeannot  and Gisela Stiegler use waste packaging material to create enchanting light sculptures. The exhibition will be conceived as a magnificent...
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,...