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Posted on March 12, 2012 by waikit
Seva Foundation, TOMS’ lead Sight Giving Partner, began work in Cambodia in 1998.
Hardly ever are wine bottles recycled creatively, they either become candleholders caked with wax, vases or tap water centerpieces at restaurants. As an alternative to the norm, Pure-Bottle repurposed and transformed wine bottles into three wonderful ways most will find useful.
On Friday, Beijing based e-commerce design start-up Nuandao , publicly launched to the media. Taking inspiration from one of America’s hottest start-ups, Fab.com , Nuandao promotes Chinese products that have a focus on unique quality design at flash sale prices on a weekly basis. It does this by curating well designed products from mainly independent Chinese designers and showcasing it to the Chinese design-lover community.
© Petz Scholtus At Qubique design fair in Berlin this squishy table caught my eye, or rather, my touch! Dutch designer Diederik Schneemann turns washed up flip flops from the beaches in Kenya into very colourful products, such as these lamps and table.
KUU is a Shanghai-based design practice run by Kok-Meng Tan from Singapore and Satoko Saeki from Japan. It grounds all scales of design from interiors and installations to architecture and planning with the same mix of abstract disciplinary thinking and situational practicality.