Did you know that Britain is home to over 900 billion obsolete kitchen gadgets with 57% of those surveyed confessing that they use these gadgets less than once a week. Well as spring clean season approaches, Deliveroo has launched a fully-functioning ‘upcycled’ bicycle – made entirely from unwanted kitchen gadgets – that will be used for deliveries from today. Continue Reading…
Award winning design company Native Union adds DOCK+ for iPhone Marble Edition to its expanding Tech line. Made from the finest solid marble, and super-luxurious DOCK+ is a beautiful design object for the home and a sleek and stable base for charging and using your Lightning devices.
We have been big fans of Baux for a good few years now and are very excited to hear they will be at CDW next week.
Gumtree recently hosted an amazing up-cycling workshop with celebrity up-cycler Mac McMurdo.
Taking place at the stunning Motel Studios, the idea was to encourage people to bring in their old bits and bobs and create something new and beautiful from them.
Those at the class also got to learn new craft and making skills. We would love to go to another class, especially if we can make a star like the one below. Find out more about Gumtree and their upcycling initiative here.
Above: Pran Modular Sofa
This week I have searched for a pair of sofas high and low to adorn my parlour. I know I am not alone is the quest for perfection. Continue Reading…
The Farm Kitchen in association with Gaggenau at 100% Design is delivering some seriously ‘foody’ food. Continue Reading…
Above: The Anarcho-Evolutionists. This county embraces new technology and believes that humans should adapt themselves to their environment through training, DIY biohacking and self-experimentation
3D Printing is the technology du-jour, however other organic materials and processes are also being developed to integrate technology, bringing them into the 21st Century. Continue Reading…
ANNA KULIK (RUSSIA, Moscow) Stone Spray
With their focus on designers of the future, the BE OPEN AWARDS – the initiative to support young creatives – have been showing a shortlist of 40 works submitted by international students at 100% Design. The shortlist has been selected from over 300 entries from 47 countries and their work will be shown on the BE OPEN stand IP101.
Tonight a winner will be selected in each of the three categories – CAST, FORM, and CITY – with the emphasis being on projects that show strong creative thinking, with the potential to become must-have designs for the future. The BE OPEN AWARDS will feature a panelist of distinguished judges including Patricia Urquiola .
The BEOPEN AWARDS The Main auditorium 100%Design Friday 21st September 18:15
More Details on the awards: beopenfuture.com/awards/london-awards
BE OPEN is a creative think tank, a global initiative to foster creativity and innovation through a system of conferences, talks, competitions, exhibitions, master classes, cultural and art events. BE OPEN arrives in London for the 2012 Design Festival with a whole series of activities ranging from talks, to showcases of emerging designers, as well as being the co-producers of the landmark installation in Trafalgar Square, the BE OPEN Sound Portal. www.beopenfuture.com