Category Archive: Eco

Studiomamas Christmas Kitchen-Andaz Hotel

We have blogged about Studiomama before but we just can’t get enough of fabulous Nina Tolstrup – the founder and driving force behind Studiomama. Studiomama where commissioned by the Andaz Hotel in London to spread the joy of Christmas by hosting their… Continue reading

Nike Premium Print Pack Eco Trainer

We are thrilled with Nikes premium print trainer. Nike have really pushed out the boundaries with their new product and we are fascinated by its design, packaging, heavy references to ecological design and sustainability. The… Continue reading

Studio East by Carmody Groarke

Photographs are by Luke Hayes http://www.lukehayes.com Over the summer a temporary restaurant by London firm Carmody Groarke opened on the roof of a construction site overlooking the 2012 Olympic Park. Located on top of the 35… Continue reading

Aesop Aoyama by Schemata Architecture Office

Photographs are by Alessio Guarino http://www.alessioguarino.it Japanese architect Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architects has designed the interior of the first Aesop shop in Aoyama, Tokyo. Mainly built from materials found in an abandoned… Continue reading

MIO launches flagship green design store in Philadelphia

MIO is an eco design agency based in Philadelphia that produce sustainably crafted products and clothing as well as product development consulting services for the likes of Anthropologie and Target. We share the… Continue reading

David Binns and Dr Alasdair Bremner’s AluSiD (Alumino Silicate Design) Exhibition at the PR1 Gallery

We stumbled across this exhibition last week passing through the PR1 gallery to get to our MA study room in the victoria building at UCLan. On display where examples of David Binns (ceramicist… Continue reading

Vintage recycling

We recently came across a new form of marketplace in Japan entitled ‘Pass the Baton’. The brainchild of Masamichi Toyama it is a new way of recycling where items that were once loved… Continue reading

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the way we make things by William McDonough and Michael Braungart

As part of our research into sustainable design, Dodo has been reading Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the way we make things by William McDonough and Michael Braungart. In this book the authors, Braungart… Continue reading

Studiomama!! what a gal!

We stumbled across a London based design company Studiomama founded by Nina Tolstrup (an industrial design graduate from the famous ‘Les Ateliers’ school), who are heavily involved in sustainable design. They use recycled materials… Continue reading

Hendzel & Hunt – Made in Peckham

Jan Hendzel & Oscar Hunt showcased their talent in their own room at this years Designersblock. They are woodworkers and cratsmen and they specialised in using found items in the street or junkyard… Continue reading