Not only are this ecofriendly bright coloured Pompom pouf amazingly beautiful but it also has a history behind. The story of the Pom Pom pouf is that it’s made from recycled silk saree’s. Studio Avni, an Indian designer, gives these unused sarees, which are great material, a new life.
This ecofriendly Pompom Stoolby Studio Avni is a burst of color and inspiration for environmentally conscious homes. The small, bright-colored pompoms are made of recycled Sarees, the vividly draped traditional Indian garments worn by women in India.
The ecofriendly Pompom Stool Series is yet another whimsical textural take inspired from the various traditional garments and accessories worn across many regions using manipulating different indigenous techniques. The result is a vibrant 3D tactile series that livens up any indoor space. Read More
Cult interiors brand Mini Moderns has created a range of Mini Moderns Environmentally Responsible Paint. Consisting of 12 colours created to co-ordinate with their wallpapers and soft furnishings. Mini Moderns have teamed up with Newlife Paints, an award winning eco paint manufacturer that specializes in reprocessing waste water-based paint to create premium grade emulsion. All products in the Mini Moderns Environmentally Responsible Paint range contain up to 90% recycled content, made up from waste paint that has been diverted from landfill or incineration.
Mini Moderns founders Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire were amazed when they came across Newlife Paints via Twitter. “We thought to ourselves: Paint made from paint that has been thrown away – surely that’s too good to be true? But once we had visited Newlife Paint’s factory and met Keith Harrison, the brains behind the operation, we were convinced that this was an amazing opportunity.” Read More
The contour Coca Cola bottle has to be one of the most iconic beverage vessels in the world. Japanese designers nendo used glass from old Coca-Cola bottles to make these bowls with dimpled bases, which are meant to resemble the classic green bottles with their tops sliced off. The result is a brand new recycled collection in form of blown glass tableware to “bring the bottle to another level”
The drinking vessel was designed by Earl R. Dean in the early 1900s and has become synonymous with the Coca Cola brand ever since, being collected, washed and recycled to be used over and over again. Now, nendo has created ‘bottleware’ as a means of bringing focus to the design piece on another level. Read More
Copper and wood are two of nature’s most beautiful materials. Copper and wood is a universal trend in essence, as it can be incorporated to any style of decor. Copper piping along with wood creates a gorgeous industrial-chic look and a combination of copper and wood with dark walls will be quite dramatic!
Street Seats is a furniture project developed by Bade Stageberg Cox for the Pier 94 Coffee Bar at The Armory Show. The 50 chairs, found abandoned on the streets of New York, were repaired and given a new life with a coat of taxi cab yellow paint. The bottom of each chair is stamped and documented with the date and location it was recovered.
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Moore yellow inspiration here at purodeco tomorrow!
100% Norway at Tent London 2012 – Lars Beller Fjetland makes his first appearance at this year’s show. The designer, who will present two products at the exhibition, has nurtured a lifelong fascination for the marriage of function with the finest of nature’s materials in furniture, interiors and lighting.