Replex table is one of the many innovative designs to come out of Oormerk, the Netherlands based design studio comprising Ruud van Hemert and Stijn van Oorschot.
Reflecting McDonough and Braungart’s mantra, Waste = Food, the table is a direct response to our scarcity of resources and need to embrace the ideals of cradle to cradle design.
Opening this month to coincide with the Dutch Design Week is China's Space Soul, two exhibitions celebrating Chinese interior and product design at Yksi Expo in the Designhuis and Strijp S, Eindhoven.
The exhibitions presented by Yksi Expo, will show works from fourteen Chinese designers practicing in varying regions of mainland China.
Endeavouring to nurture the development of a network of sustainable design thinkers, Peer Eriksson of Peer Communication and David Carlson, founder of David Design and David Report, have once again joined forces to create Designboost 2008 in Malmö, Sweden.
Recent Industrial design graduate David Chavez has received the ultimate Spark! Award for his moveable Braille timepiece 'Haptica'.
The concept piece designed to bring precision and discretion to the visually impaired when reading the time, is the second design award to be picked up by Chavez this year.
Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center
This weekend sees the beginning of Creative Cities Summit, a three-day exploration into how communities around the world are integrating design innovation to create vibrant economies.
There are two products which, as a child, inspired me to want to become a product designer. Firstly there was the Alessi Aldo Rossi kettle that was given to my family as a gift, and then there was the long row of classic chairs on the top floor of the design museum. I remember running up and down ‘chair alley’, assessing quality and comfort, style and colour.
Young British designer Debbie Smyth’s creations draw upon the principles of architectural drawing, depicting structures that reside on the imagined boundary between design and the drawn line
Having been granted our Best of Tent London for her most recent piece, Pins and Threads’, we asked Debbie to join us in the DeTank.tv studio at Tent to give us the low down on her work.
Splight table lamp customized by Matali Crasset for the Heart&Design charity auction.
Johnson Trading Gallery
490 Greenwich Street, New York City, NY
Following on the heels of his selection as one of the Designers of the Future at Design Miami/ Basel 2008, Royal College of Art graduate Max Lamb will be exhibiting a collection of his contemporary furniture designs at the Johnson Trading Gallery in New York.