Pappmoebel Design: giving the material a new value

The concept was basically to make Products from a material that is sustainable as it is recycled and recyclable and that is used in a new way by folding it to give it stability and good shape. Quote from 1979, when the first product, the stool MAKS, was developed: Hans-Peter Stange: “When presenting the stool,…

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DINA lamp: being aware of the value of light by MOAK Studio

We have become light dependents and without it, we would have long, sad and in-officious nights, but we have forgotten that it is a resource that we must pay for and we even misspend. What if a lamp helps us to be aware of the value of light, energy, and money? DINA needs money to…

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Forest Wool: the pine fiber potential by Tamara Orjola

The Beginning Tamara Orjola: It all began with meticulous research about the forgotten value of plants and techniques. There is a lot of knowledge and awareness we used to pass from generation to generation which got forgotten due to the development of mass-production. Valuable local materials and techniques are left behind due to the unwillingness…

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Armchair Sobro: a passion for cork by Ana Prates

Cork has been present in my life from a very young age. It is part of the family heritage. I’m a producer, an inheritance left by my father and grandparents. I knew I had a lot to learn about cork, I still have. I wanted to relate to it respecting all its inherent properties and…

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Baby Blankets (not only for babies) by FLINK

The FLINK baby blankets are all designed and produced in the Netherlands, in one of the last Dutch knitting mills. We support craftsmanship being a part of a growing movement that celebrates the beauty of local production. We strive for good design, comfort, sustainability and the use of natural materials. I find it essential that the…

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Lilly’s Chair by We Do Wood

We Do Wood designer Sebastian Jørgensen designed Lilly’s Chair for his daughter Lilly Jørgensen approximately 10 years ago. The idea was to create a chair for the 1-6 year old that didn’t talk down to children in terms of design and that was made from clean and sustainable materials. Geo’s Table came soon after to…

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COMO – a smart modular concept by Irena Übler

During the ideation process of COMO – cork modular I was questioning myself how is it possible to create a shelving unit composed out of only a few assembling parts. One of the main objectives was to develop a simple tool-kit inspiring people to assemble their own furniture and make them part of the creative process. Some other questions…

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