Category: EcoSustainability

“More than recycling, it is an awareness that resources are finite and that we should promote a sustainable lifestyle” trendsobserver.com

Armchair Sobro by Ana Prates

«Nature is perfect, I have always been interested in interpreting it. Nowadays there is a growing attempt to approach what we consider to be genuine, natural and takes us back to our roots and memories.»   Cork has been present in my life from a…

Burel Mountain Originals – Parte II

«Today we are striding towards an awareness of the future and for the certainty that sustainability is the way forward.»   Burel Mountain Originals products have a very special soul resulting from their origins and the way they are produced. It all starts with pure…

Burel Mountain Originals Part I

«From the top we thought in a special, unique and sustainable project, with a Portuguese soul and our feet at the Mountain that gave us life.»   We were in 2010, in Manteigas, in the heart of Serra da Estrela. From the top we thought in…

Paper Bricks by Studio Woojai

«I aimed to create furniture out of them. In my research to create stronger and stable shape and form, I came to the form of bricks, hence the PaperBricks were born!»   When I was taking out the rubbish one day, I saw there were…

Forest Wool by Tamara Orjola

«With my project, I am trying to suggest that something good can be made out of something bad. To conserve the world’s forests, we must reinvent our wood use.»   It all began with meticulous research about the forgotten value of plants and techniques. There…

Ocaña chair by Estudio Brana

«They were designed strategically, rationalizing the material, making sure that they do not have any waste since a piece of the bench for children is cut from a large stool.»   To Ocaña stools I have a special affection since they were my first designs…

Kidswear by City Goats

«Our signature botanical colors are different from synthetic dyes: they are not only friendly to our water sources, rivers, lands and oceans but also for their intrinsic beauty, authenticity, and aliveness.»   When my first child, Muk, was born, I searched for clothes that show…

Baby Blankets by FLINK

«The distinctiveness in these blankets might be the design, they are made not only for babies, but for parents too.»   The FLINK baby blankets are all designed and produced in the Netherlands, in one of the last Dutch knitting mills. We support craftsmanship being…

Lilly’s Chair by We Do Wood

«Today many children’s rooms are filled with chemicals, and independent reports state that an average children’s room contains up to 3x more formaldehyde fumes than any other room in the house!”»   We Do Wood designer Sebastian Jørgensen designed Lilly’s Chair for his daughter Lilly…