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DISPLAY by Tim Denton in Manchester UK. Image by Fiona Finchet.

Customized & Upgradeable Furniture – Manchester, United Kingdom

A customized  furniture with minimalist approach to essential solutions for living or working spaces A British designer based in Manchester, Tim Denton, specialising in the design and production of bespoke furniture, spaces and structures in his design and build studio. His latest furniture project is DISPLAY with large “A” frame. DISPLAY is a simple furniture system that is flexible, customisable, and upgradedable for designers, retailers, and exhibitors. All items in the collection are constructed from Birch plywood, Valchromat and Ash timber. Everything in the system is customisable and made to order in the workshop with smooth and easy details. A board panels can be made to your requirements, below are some popular options for displaying A4, A5 prints and objects. The A frame comes in Standard and XL size to hold an A1 print. Accompanying boxes can be nested to act as storage or display. Lids and locks can be added or boxes can covered with acrylic to protect precious items. The structure can be converted into a long table. Display was adapted into a plant …

Tiles Reincarnated – Vadodara, India

The aim is to protect and preserve our nature along with reviving of traditional skills. A simple, economical, and durable material is reinvented to create a facade that combines tradition and modernity.  A design studio in Vadodara, Gujarat – India, the MPDS Manoj Patel Design Studio, is giving designs services of architecture, interior, and product – and focusing on the sustainable building designs also restyling of the space with contemporary elucidation for design through exploration of waste and recyclable materials. In 2019, MPDS is well known with its clay tiles, which can minimize design in a house in India. The pieces have been produced by local artisans in order to generate more employment in the area and give a boost to the production of this element.   The latest project by MPDS in 2020 is the interior design of Shefali’s Studio, custom design outfits boutique located in Vadodara, India. The materials include reused clay roof tiles, recycle beer bottles, damaged flooring tiles, unused sample tiles, wasted metal rings and window shutters, and mirror cladding are among the …

Beauty of Craftmanship & Upcycling – Copenhagen, Denmark

“Our fabrics are so precious, they need to be used. We have never thrown anything away. We have all here in our Studio in Copenhagen, every last scrap.” Since 2015, the Danish designer Cecilie Bahnsen has made a trademark on the global fashion stage with her voluminous dresses that are bold, playful, sculptural, and full of fantasy, and her vision on integrity and consciousness. Cecilie Bahnsen and team cherish the community – the female power and respect the longevity and integrity of sourcing, designing, manufacturing, and upcycling – in her collection. The LVMH 2017 finalist has made design collections and collaborations on giving the second life to fabrics into new product. Bahnsen is using 100% upcycled fabrics from previous season for her Resort 2021 collection, an inspired response to COVID-19 lockdown limitations – Bahnsen created corseted and peplumed dresses and tops decked out with lace, as well as witchy black coats and jackets. Combining patchworks of quilting, embroidered organza, and sheer silk faille. The designer has also been experimenting with upcycling and making small capsule collections of …

Kahoku Slippers Are Booming – Kahoku, Japan

Slippers, the humble footwear, has its peak in demands during the 2020 pandemic. In Japan, the country has the largest production of Japanese slippers located in Yamagata prefecture. They are seeing an increase in orders from overseas, as people are now starting to take off shoes and wear slippers while at home to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection. So, people around the world are now learning about the benefits of the Japanese costume about taking off their shoes at home. The Japanese slippers have no wheels, and there is no distinction between left and right. They wear them daily indoors, after taking off their shoes from outside.   For example, the slippers factories in Kahoku Town, Yamagata Prefecture, are still busy handling a surge in orders from abroad despite the corona pandemic. The orders are flowing in from the people who usually wearing shoes at home. Manufacturers there have begun to export, including the oldest company in the prefecture, Abe Sangyo. So when was this custom of wearing slippers started in Japan? It was started around 17th …

The Unnoticeable Transportation – Ada, MI, United States

“I wanted to create a piece that is museum-worthy that’s completely unnoticeable and so familiar, you’re just going to walk past it.” Designer Joey Ruiter is transforming everyday objects into products that are just as useful as they are jaw-dropping. His work ranges from furniture to transportation to household objects and more. The latest work of Ruiter is NOMOTO where graffiti covered E-motorbike and architecture blending in. He also works on this with Phil Carpenter and Noah Develder. The design unique and when you push a button, the moto rises up, flips open and a seat pops out. Underneath its city-skin, the motorbike appears, letting you drive away on it.     Studio Joey Ruiter is “trying to push design to the point of not being there” – the moto that becomes a canvas for the graffiti, a bench for a moment of rest. NOMOTO is to debut at Museum Craft and Design in the cutting edge motorcycle exhibition “Moto MMXX” show on August 21st to January 3rd, 2021. Other transportation designs of Studio Joey Ruiter is Consumer …

Masque Barriere by Géochanvre F in France

8 Creative Masks Around The World

Masks may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others. Masks are most likely to reduce the spread of COVID-19 when they are widely used by people in public settings. Here I collect some creative yet useful masks around the world:… 1. The Atmõs by Aõ Air – Brooklyn,  United States.   The Atmõs is a truly reusable mask for those seeking an alternative to the allergy mask, the antipollution mask, smoke protection. The Atmõs – the positivair technology work is fog resistant, 50 times better than market leading sports air filtration masks. Its proprietary D’Fend system and active nanofiltration has been designed from the molecular level to protect you and cleans >98% of PM2.5. For more information about Ao Air: Website http://www.ao-air.com – YouTube  Facebook Ao Air – YouTube Aõ Air – Twitter @AoFacewear – LinkedIn Ao Air – Instagram @aofacewear 2. Sneaker Mask by Zhijun Wang – Beijing, China. The creative mastermind Zhijun Wang and team are taking the trend deeper into more experimental territory in sneaker mask. He handcrafted over 200 pieces of sneaker masks in …

(Updated) Compostable Food Packaging – Denpasar, Indonesia

1 update – on August 6th, 2020: Title has been changed from “I Am Not Plastic” into “Compostable Food Packaging”. #iamnotplastic is the Avani Eco hashtag. But the complete range of Avani Eco’s compostable products is not only plastic range.    Global solution for eco-friendly products. A green company based in Indonesia offers full range of biodegradable and compostable packaging, made of natural and renewable resources like cassava starch, corn starch, sugar cane fibers, birch wood, and many others. The Avani Eco clients are Heineken, Virgin, Hyatt, Marriott, Barneys New York, and many others. Avani Eco Hub, a social enterprise established in Denpasar, Bali Island – producing 100% biodegradable and compostable, FSC certified food packaging range. The Avani product waste will degrade and compost in less than 180 days, which all will become safe food for the soil, animals, and some for us. Avani encouraging the term ‘Responsible’ as a core driving value of the preceding three key factors; Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. The Avani company was founded by Balinese entrepreneur Kevin Kumala in 2014 through …

Bubble Wraps Into Clothes – Auckland, United States

An aspiring clothing brand, an experiential learning outlet thinking outside the box, founded in 2012 by Tommy Bogo in Auckland. He set out to create a garment that utilized packaging material in order to encourage others to re-purpose, re-use, and recycle. The brand Tombogo designing utility wear and accessories, constructing character through design process. The brand is appealing to the utilitarian needs of today, while propelling his brand forward with sustainable, inventive, and futuristic designs. The latest product from the brand is Bubble Wrap Vest – made of recycled bubble wrap and durable PVC inspired by the excessive packing materials littered throughout the streets. Other Tombogo products include useful bubble wrap jackets, cargo pants, bubble wrap and military based cordura bags, LED Scouter glasses, Electrical Repair Googles, cordura conveyor vests, and many others – focusing on the utilitarian and sustainable section. See more in the Tombogo Shop.   Tombogo was founded within a diverse community if black art, design, and music. It has given its support and donations to communities.   For more information about Tombogo: Website http://www.tombogo.com – …

Endless Clothing Line – Los Angeles, United States

A company with a vision of life with less stuff – of life filled with living – not junk. You just have to buy the product once, swap out, and got a new one. For Days, is the original closed loop clothing company, founded by a former GAP employee Kristy Caylor and her co-founder Mary Saunders in 2018. For Days, specialized in T-Shirt line, has been certified as carbon neutral company and as B-Corporation since early 2020. It is also an honoree of Fast Company Innovation Award in 2019. So, how it works?: By simply living in and swapping out your For Days gear, you are eliminating clothing waste. You can join once and swap forever. Our closed loop system means that 100% of your old products are recycled and remade into new materials. So, once you’re done with one of your t-shirts, you send it back to their headquarters where it’s sliced into pieces, broken down into pulp, and upcycled into another T-shirt. 100% of For Days’ products are recyclable and use 100% organic GOTS-certified cotton. …

American Adv3nture Hoodie – California, United States

The Adv3nture founder, Zane Lamprey, has the goal is to create premium apparel that combines advanced fabrics, complete comfort, and functional design. Adv3nture has taken an active role in for many years, not only how products are made, but the impact it has on the world around us. The 3 in the Adv3nture logo represents the 3 Trees Initiative – planting three trees for every piece of product sold. Partnered with Green Forests Work, a non-profit organization reforesting formerly mined lands in Appalachia. As of July 4, 2020, all Adv3nture apparel is hand-crafted in America, from the ground up. It all starts with American cotton grown in North Carolina, zippers made in Georgia, and the final product being cut and sewn in California.   The Kickstarter of the new Adv3nture hoodie launched on July 20th and will conclude on August 21st. The Adv3nture brand has two types of hoodies: the CLASSIC Hoodie and the latest one, the ADV3NTURE Hoodie. The CLASSIC Hoodie has the same silhouette, measurement, and fabric as the new ADV3NTURE Hoodie, including the comfort, …

IWOM – State College, United States

The hassle of lugging around all the extra clothing and gear to be prepared for unpredictable weather during outdoor activities is no longer exist with IWOM, a game changer outdoor apparel. The IWOM team, standing for Inner Warmth Outer Mobility, is fast becoming a household name in the outdoor industry. The mission is to allow our customers to fully enjoy the outdoors regardless of what mother nature has in store. The latest product from IWOM is a waterproof and windproof jacket that converts from a self-contained fanny pack, to jacket, to full body protection from the elements quickly and comfortably – IWOM Convertible All-Purpose Jacket 2.0:… All of the zippers and seams on the IWOM Convertible All-Purpose Jacket 2.0 are fully sealed making the jacket waterproof and windproof. The breathable fabric keeps you dry and comfortable. It is perfect for sporting events, camping, boating, dog walking, and much more. With its coverage and flexibility, the IWOM is your solution to the challenges made by the ever-changing weather. Other IWOM main products are are: IWOM Full Body Hunting …

Boafo x Dior – Accra, Ghana

“I love fashion and I tend to look at characters who have a sense of style. The interesting part, for me, of working with a fashion house is how they were able to transfer my finger painting technique onto clothes.” Kim Jones, the artistic director of Dior Men, collaborates with Ghanaian artist Amoako Boafo – for the Dior’s Spring 2021 Menswear fashion collection. With fusing Boafo’s art with Dior artisanship, a look book, and a documentary film shot at the artist’s studio in Accra and at Jones’ home in London. Friends hanging at Boafo’s place are wearing pieces from the collection, and the artist is working in a faded-wallpaper print Dior Men shirt, whose pattern has bounced back in a creative arc from portrait to garment. There is a remarkable synergy between Boafo’s portraiture and the SS2021 Dior collection that Kim Jones, artistic director of Dior Men – has presented through a film directed by Jackie Nickerson, edited and soundtracked by the video artist Chris Cunningham. The result: clothes saturated with uplifting color and print, which pinpoint …

What if garbage isn’t garbage? – London, United Kingdom

A creative solution to end our million tonnes electronic wastes that contain many of the world’s precious metals is here, by reusing them to produce new challenging product, The Garbage Watch. The waiting list has now been opened for the purchase in Vollebak’s Future Releases page. Vollebak, a London based innovative brand, created the watch product with a simple idea: What if garbage isn’t garbage? What if it’s simply pre-assembled raw materials that we can use to make new things. The Garbage Watch, is simply built from the precious electronic trash like silver, platinum, copper, nickel, cobalt, aluminium and zinc.   Working in collaboration with the Wallpaper* Re-Made project, the Garbage Watch by Vollebak reframes an often invisible and hazardous end of the supply chain. In the August 2020 issue of Wallpaper* Magazine, it’s stated that: “The best things last a lifetime, accompanying our journeys and enriching our lives. So we shouldn’t simply be making more beautiful things, we should re-examine how, what and why we make and consume.” The Editor-in-chief of Wallpaper Magazine, Sarah Douglas – invited creatives …

Reusable, Openable, Rollable Straws – Kwai Chung, Hong Kong

Committed to integrating sustainable and user-friendly designs into every product to create a positive impact on society, the Hong Kong based studio, Green One or G.O., has been creating reusable drinking tubes or straws made of 100% recyclable material. The G.O. products are certified with safe fillet design, food grade materials, BPA-free, heat resistant to 100°C, dishwasher safe, and FDA certification. Green One Straw has three straw varieties: One Pair Straw, One Roll Straw, and One Bubble Straw. The additional G.O. products are pouch and bag: One Pouch Cutlery Bag, One Pouch Cutlery Bag With Drinking Tube Set, and One Cotton Bag. Founded in 2019, Green One Institute (GO) has been mentioned as the winner of 2020 Hong Kong Smart Design Awards – Bronze, 2019 Melbourne Design Award – Gold, and Jockey Club Carbon Care Open Innovation Lab Zero Carbon Pitch 2019 (Cycle 4) – Best Popularity Award. The latest product, One Bubble Straw, is well appreciated by the  bubble tea lovers. The design is similar with the One Roll Straw, but with extra 1.3 cm diameter, to …

Food Waste Into Products – Beyoğlu, Turkey

Green innovation means more energy-saving, waste recycling, pollution prevention, and most of all,  it reduced negative impact on the environment. Ottan Studio, a social enterprise also a green innovation & design studio, has been producing upcycled decoration out of food and green waste since 2017. The founder, Ayşe Yılmaz, and the team started the mission with one important question: “Which materials can be used that more sustainable than wood derivatives in product design?” and while trying to find an answer, they saw an incredible potential in leaves, grass, and food waste that cannot be consumed. We waste one third of our food and it’s about one and a half billion a year. With those wastes, Ottan Studio produced durable and aesthetic material which consume minimum energy by providing maximum resource productivity, from retailer companies, food producers and greenhouses. Orange peels, lentils, pomegranate, mushrooms, carrots, grass, leaves, are the main food waste they use to create products like coffee tables, lampshades, panels, tiles, and many others. They process and recycle the waste. The food waste quantity …

The Continuity Of Natura Series – Montreal, Canada

Born in Tokyo and aged 9 moved to Montreal, Raku Inoue, a multidisciplinary artist – has been focusing on nature and creating “Natura Insects & Animals”, an art serie of various insects and animals shapes by using freshly cut leaves and flowers, until today, appeared weekly in his Instagram page. He would also take leftovers rose petals from his yard and nearby florists. And occasionally people will send him plants from other parts of the world to challenge his creativity. With them, he has made international collaborations with Maison Schiaparelli, National Geographic,  UN Environment Goodwill Ambassado & The Pangaia, American Craft Council, and many others.   The most recent collaboration is with Ashley Poston, by designing her next book cover with fresh flowers and leaves, “Among The Beasts and The Briars”, and it will be launched in October 2020. To CDC Arts, he stated that most of his creations are inspired by nature and its beauty. The main source of inspiration may vary from textures, colours, the subjects or perhaps all three. The color chosen for …

The Familia – Belgium & France

Recently, the Studio Fantasio duo – Belgian designer Sarah Willemart and French designer Matthieu Muller – launched kit for children to animate their own creations, the Animate. And this time, it’s about FAMILIA, a collection of objects aiming to restore dignity to seniors. Designed to appear as everyday objects, the FAMILIA products are non-stigmatising and offer subtle functionalities responding to elderly challenges. There are three FAMILIA products: The FAMILIA Clock – The FAMILIA Lamp – The FAMILIA Mirror. Each product has double functions:…     The FAMILIA Clock / Healthcare – as clock & pill dispenser: it is a clock and when needed the cuckoo delivers the dose of medication, helping users not to forget it. The FAMILIA Lamp / Everyday Tasks – as lamp & magnifying glass: a nomadic table lamp that once grabbed becomes a luminous magnifying glass for reading. The FAMILIA Mirror / Social Interactions – as mirror and dialogue: it is designed as a mirror. On one side an app and on the other an automatically updated picture frame. And also facilitate the dialogue between family members and strenghten family …

Kamikaze Jewels – Pontevedra, Spain

“If you can dream it, you can do it. No barrier has prevented reached their goals.” has proved be the phrase that has shaped the life of Spanish S6 swimmer and jeweler, Pablo Cimadevila. His mother once said to him, “If you can’t walk, you would swim.” Since then – medals, records and international recognitions have lead Pablo’s life to successful path in sport and jewelry careers – #kamikazejewels on IG. He posted the making process of his KAMIKAZE metal jewelries on his YouTube Channel which millions would love to learn about his techniques:… He mostly making rings, but he also making others like a gold version of Airpods and many others:… In his spare time he would experiment making a “Cupid’s Bow” from brass screws, inspired by his customer about her unsuccessful love, called “Screw Love”:… For each order, Pablo writes on an orange Post-It with brief description then paste it on his monitor during the making process. After he finishes the jewelry crafting, he will collect them in order to make a book …

Finding Oasis With Grandmas – Sakon Dakhon, Thailand

The deep blue indigo has been important part of fashion industry around the world. How is the process of indigo dye? The fashion designer and indigo dyer Philip Huang will explain it through his movie “Finding Oasis”, a visual essay documenting Sakon Nakhon and the Indigo Grandmas for his Oasis Collection Spring/Summer 2021. The “Finding Oasis” was made in collaboration with Thai cinematographer of “Call Me By Your Name” – Sayombhu Mukdeeprom. In this short film, we see how the craftspeople of Sakon Nakhon province, in the upper northeastern of Thailand – harvest and make the dye for the American fashion label, Philip Huang. The movie was taken in three villages in Sakon Nakhon province, Thailand, and the people in each village introduced different techniques:… 1. Baan Dong Siew Village with its weaving co-OP which involve almost all family members of the weavers and dyers. Some would plant indigo (kram in Thai) and dye their fabrics. Some would cut some parts of tree cellulose to produce another color. 2. Baan Don Goy Village with its 53 weaving and …

From Waste To Material – Copenhagen, Denmark

This week on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 17.00 – 18.00 CEST, you are invited to learn about biodegradable binders and vegetal fibers in materials that be used for fabricating furniture with Katya Bryskina and Tomás Clavijo from SPACE10 in Copenhagen. Click here to register the Webinar. The project’s called “Bio-Fold” project, where all the biodegradable materials were cast and shaped using IKEA FRAKTA shopping bag. Agricultural production disposes great amounts of waste in the form of vegetal fibres. On a global scale, the natural by-products show significant promise for the production of biodegradable composite materials, or simply biocomposites.   Biocomposites are formed by mixing vegetal fibres with a natural binder (such as plant-based resin or bicarbonates) and compressing the material into a solid form. Using simple household tools and the ubiquitous FRAKTA bag to cast and shape the bio composite means that this process could be used by anyone, anywhere, to create circular furniture from their own home.   With the bag’s folding logic, they designed five furniture prototypes, including a chair, a shelving system, …

The Pebble – Berlin, Germany

It’s time to say goodbye to single-use with the Pebble from Otherware, a revolutionary compact dining toolkit designed by Pentatonic and Pharrell Williams. Your hygienic personal dining companion for wherever you go. You will have a knife, fork, spoon, straw and chopsticks, all in a smart case to clip on your bag. Much of the planet is swimming in billions of discarded plastics, which are harming animal and possibly human health. And the single-use plastic cutlery, plates and straws will be banned across the Europe in 2021. So, the company touts the kit as completely sustainable. The case is “made from music” from recycled CDs, handles from recycled food packaging and the tips are anodised titanium coated steel, to give the unique coloured tool heads. The pebble is widely recycled. Just disassemble and add to the local recycling, or better yet, trade-back to us so the Pentatonic team can make new things.   Otherware is all about super dope products which help and inspire people to go waste-free. You can shop Pebble with €55,00 in …

Esotismi Hand Embroidered Wallpaper – Milan, Italy

A collaboration between Italian designer Cristina Celestino and wallpaper company Misha in 2020, presenting hand embroidered wallpaper of imaginative oversized flowers, passion fruits and mushrooms with unnatural toned pastel colors appeared on geometric and natural diagonal stripes background. The project is called Esotismi (Exoticism). It consists of four different designs: Cabana — Formosa — Passiflora — Oasi. Each mixes the geometries and organic design elements, presented in different color combinations.   Misha’s wallcoverings focuses on hand techniques of painting and embroidery, also the color choices of backgrounds that give impacts to the wallpaper designs. The production process of Misha’s wall coverings using natural product ingredients. The glues are based on natural starch and it applies the silk wallcoverings to the wall safely. It can also be removed without damaging the wall surface. Craftsmen hand painting natural paint pigments on the decoration. This collaboration project between Misha and Celestino is the second one after the Caffé Concerto Cucchi project back in 2019:… Cristina Celestino on her 2020 design for the wallpaper brand Misha: “The new Exoticism collection for Misha evokes …

Easy Breathing With Lacunal – Fukuoka, Japan

Lacunal is a 3-dimensional support frame designed to ease breathing when wearing a neck tube or a buff for running, trekking or other forms of workout, created by Kazunori Takeishi, an architect who is proficient in 3D modelling and design. Lacunal is named after ‘lacuna’ which refers to an empty space or gap. The arch structure sits on the nose and chin, creating a ‘lacuna’ or space between the fabric of the buff and the nose and mouth, allowing greater comfort with breathing and hence improves athletic performance. The use of Lacunal can greatly ease discomfort and even lower the risk of a heat stroke. Lacunal can be used with neck tube, buff, or fabric masks. Lacunal is produced one by one via 3D printing laser sintering technology, made in lightweight nylon plastic, and can be customized to fit individual facial sizes, check the Monocircus Webshop to order. Kazunori Takeishi is also the Silver A’Design Award winner in 2014 – 2015 with his design: The Bow Tie. Together with a Singaporean artist, Lim Shin Ee, …

Cardboard Furnitures – Sydney, Australia

The manufacturing industry producing large amounts of waste due to their inherently large size, making it difficult for a regular household to recycle,  SODO – SOPA, a small Sydney based studio specialising in building design, interiors, branding and graphics based in Sydney, Australia, stated in their Instagram page @sodo_sopa and to solve the problem, today they introduce new project called Serif + Sero coffee tables, made completely from upcycled cardboard packaging, a modular and stackable coffee table. According Design Boom, the assembly of the Serif + Sero coffee tables involves a series of cuts, scores, flips and folds before locking into place as a furniture and can be stacked up. The set is available in either square or circular forms offering options of a simple or more challenging assembly.concept sketch by SODO – SOPA in Designboom. This project aims to promote upcycling in the manufacturing industry and allow users to contribute to a circular economy, one household at a time. As stated in Designboom aims to begin prototyping additional designs with fabricators before releasing it as an open-source …

The Bubble Party – Portland, United States

Steve Jarvis is a British multidisciplinary creative based in Portland, Oregon – created “The Bubble Party” and listed as Industrial Design winner of Fountain Of Hygiene, a Sanitiser Design Competition with 182 entries on 21 May 2020, to raise money for British Red Cross. The Bubble Party is a machine that creates sanitizing bubbles. The experience of hand sanitizer in the form of a floating bubble clouds, in the air blast off from the machine which is much easier to use than passing on bottles of sanitizer liquid from hand to hand. The material of the Bubble Party is easy to be cleaned: glass, copper, and ceramic. The machine can be actived with a simple gesture, no contact, and simple timed bubble. The machine consisting: machine base/bottom, liquid chamber, ceramic air filter, air/liquid channels (copper), shroud (glass), liquid tray (with motor), and bubble turning frame. It has variations of base and shrouds:… For more information about Steve Jarvis:… Website stevejarvisdesign.com – Linkedin steve-jarvis – Instagram @stevejarvisdesign.   Source: Fountain Of Hygiene – Sanitiser Design Competition — Steve Jarvis Instagram.

Stillness Webinar Autumn Winter 2021/22 – New York, USA

Lidewij Edelkoort (Li) is a Dutch trend forecaster, publisher, design curator, founder of Anti Fashion, and the World of Hope Forum. She is based in New York, USA. In collaboration with TREND UNION, together with Philip Fimmano – a trend analyst and design curator from Edelkort. Inc US, Li will be holding “Stillness Webinar Autumn Winter 2021/22 With Li Edelkoort” – in May and June 2020 for 9 countries: Italy, France, USA, United Kingdom, Brazil, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, and The Netherlands. The webinar will be presenting: Stillness – AW2021/22 and A Labour Of Love – Contemporary Design For A New World: “We will start a blank page to write a new chapter for humanity and its quest for survival” — “In a post-Coronavirus world, if we don’t slow down the pace of consumption and if we won’t change the way we make things, the planet will be lost”. The schedules info of the webinars on each countries mentioned:  – May 19 ITALY – May 19 FRANCE – May 20 USA – May 20 UNITED KINGDOM – May …

The Prismatic Cloud – Tokyo, Japan

Tokujin Yoshioka is an award winning Japanese designer who created the famous rose gold Olympic 2020 torch. One of his other creations in 2020 is The Prismatic Cloud sculpture with 10 meter length and 15 meters height is now hanging in Ginza Six Tokyo, Japan. The artwork was first created in 2008, stretched across the Alley Centre in Houston, United States, as its permanent installation art collection with more than 17.000 colorless prismatic rods. Tokujin Yoshioka said: “The Prismatic Cloud is a work to express the formless light and the cloud-like sculpture of light awakens us to the perception of natural energy”. In Ginza Six, the clouds contains 10.000 acrylic prismatic rods in 400 square-meter space. Watch the short video below from the YouTube Channel of Ginza Six :… The Prismatic Clouds also known as The Invisibles combined Tokuji’s transparent furnitures in the Kartell Gallery 2010 exhibition:… Here are images of the Prismatic Clouds and The Invisibles throughout the years:… For more information about Tokujin Yoshioka: Website www.tokujin.com – Instagram @tokujin_yoshioka – Facebook TokujinYoshioka – YouTube Channel  Tokujin …

Paint With Yarns – Savannah, United States

Trish Andersen is a textile artist from Dalton, Georgia – a carpet city of the world. She uses a tufting gun to create extraordinary art on rugs with her rich and colourful yarns. She is now living and working in Savannah, GA. Below you can watch Trish Andersen creating art using tufting gun on rugs in Art Insider – YouTube channel: … Here are images of Trish Andersen’s past creations and inside her studio:… For more info about Trish Andersen: Website http://www.trishandersenstudio.com and Instagram page: @trishnandersenart . Sources: Trish Andersen Studio Official Website ,  Instagram of Trish Andersen , and Art Insider – YouTube Channel.

Mission Cambio – London, United Kingdom

Formafantasma, Italian designers duo based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, did an investigation, missioned by the Serpentine Galleries in London, called Cambio – on extraction, production and distribution of wood products, commissioned by Serpentine Galleries in London, UK. Designers of Formafantasma who describe themselves as a bridge between craft, industry, object, and user, said: “Every tree was cut according to the need of our consumption, how far we can protect the life of trees”. Below they explain further on the Cambio in Serpentine Galleries YouTube Channel :…   An interview in Serpentine Sackle Gallery posted in Dezeen YouTube Channel about discussion with Formafantasma on Cambio:… Here are some images from the Cambio exhibition by Formafantasma in Serpentine Galleries:… For more information about Formafantasma, Cambio, and Serpentine Galleries:… Formafantasma: Website http://www.formafantasma.com – Instagram @formafantasma – Facebook StudioFormafantasma – Twitter @formafantasma . Cambio: Website Cambio.website – Exhibition Info Cambio in Serpentine Galleries . Serpentine Galleries: Website http://www.serpentinegalleries.org , YouTube Channel Serpentine Galleries – Instagram @serpentineuk – Facebook SerpentineGalleries – Twitter @SerpentineUK. Sources: Formafantasma Official Website , Serpentine Galleries Official Website , Dezeen YouTube Channel  , and Cambio Official Website.

Virtual Design Festival by Dezeen

VDF (Visual Dezeen Festival) week presented by Dezeen from 15 April to 30 June 2020. The online program featuring Rod Arad, So-Il, Iris Van Herpen, and many creative people. Click HERE for the schedule and more info. One of participant in the VDF is SO-IL – a New York base architecture studio, watch SO-IL in VDF in Dezeen YouTube channel :… For more info about VDF and Dezeen: VDF info & Schedule: website http://www.dezeen.com/vdf/ – website http://www.dezeen.com/vdf/schedule/ . Dezeen Magazine: website http://www.dezeen.com – YouTube Channel Dezeen – Instagram @dezeen – Facebook Dezeen – Twitter @dezeen – Pinterest @dezeen . Source: VDF Introduction on Dezeen Website , Dezeen YouTube channel and SO-IL Official Website.