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Apple’s New Mac Uses 100% Recycled Aluminum

Apple has launched a MacBook Air with a 100 per cent recycled aluminium alloy shell, reducing the carbon footprint of the computer by almost half. Introducing the new computer in New York, Apple said that creating a casing for the computer from entirely recycled aluminium was “one big goal that we’ve had for many years.” We use aluminium…

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A new technology for 3D printing floors

A new technology for 3D printing floors has been developed by the Dutch company Aectual. Aectual uses huge robotic 3D printers to create the framework for its sustainable floors, which it infills with terrazzo. As a result, these floors can be customised to fit spaces of any shape and size and in an endless variety of…

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Star Wars Sculptures | Alain Bellino

It seems that everyone’s had a touch of Star Wars fever in the past couple of months, and French sculptor Alain Bellino is certainly no exception. The artist learned his craft thanks to his father who passed on his gilding and restauration skills, and later turned to a more artistic…

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Product Review: Alchemist Can Watch

Our latest product review is this unusual watch by Hong Kong based brand Alchemist, kindly sent to us by the folks at Tribe At Work.   We came across these watches in Berlin this year, and were drawn to the brand because of their unusual designs and awesome story.   The…

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Unusual Business Cards | The Brave New Now for Ven

Hands up if you love creative business cards! These ones are some of our favourite yet. Dutch agency The Brave New Now came up with these brilliant business cards for Ven Amsterdam, a space which is being transformed from a practically abandoned shell into a multi-functional space filled with hotels,…

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Parachute Bags | BAUMM

We recently went to Germany to check out Berlin Fashion Week, where we came across a number of new and exciting talents.   One of the companies we discovered over in Berlin is BAUMM. The Argentinian design studio takes used parachutes and transforms them into colourful patchwork backpacks and holdalls.…

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Recycled plastic footwear | Adidas and Parley

These sneakers may look normal, but they in fact have an upper construction made from ocean waste plastic and illegal deep sea fishing net collected by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The shoes were created by adidas, in collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, an organisation which promotes conservation of…

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Plane to Product | KLM & Design Academy Eindhoven

Airline KLM collaborated with the Design Academy Eindhoven on Plane to Product, a fun recycling project. Using objects taken from aeroplane interiors, Design Academy students created new and useful products. KLM has recently upgraded their World Business Class, so gave 14 students the opportunity to tear one cabin interior apart and do…

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Casino | Damián Ortega

We’ve just got back from visiting Damián Ortega‘s first solo exhibition, Casino, at Milan’s HangarBicocca. This contemporary artist’s work uses everyday objects to create sculptural masterpieces and amazing installations, as well as performances and films, and this exhibition shows the various ways in which Ortega has worked over the past 20 years.…