This textured, wonder of architectural genius has been designed and produced by LCA Architetti, the residence combines a simplistic, modern vibe with eco-friendly materials that give it a little, in the words of Thierry Henry ‘Va-va-voom’.

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Located about 30 clicks northwest of Milan, in the small town of Magnago sits a unique home, nestled deep within the Italian countryside it has been designed to think a little differently from most. …


To some these giant cuddly toys may just look like any other child’s teddy bear, but no, these friendly looking animals have the aim of preventing their species from extinction.

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In a world where the human population is increasing at an astonishing rate we sometimes forget about the effects we have on our planet due to our needs and quite often greed. Our decisions now not only effect us and future generations but also these wonderful creatures that share this mesmerising planet with us. They matter, we must act as one to help save them, this is where the ingenious…


With sustainability in the backbone of Igwe’s brand identity could these super stylish sneakers actually be one of the most sustainable on the market and might they even lead the way for other brands to follow going forward?

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As stated on the sneakers tongues “Igwe is an experimental sneaker studio”. Founded in 2018 by Samuel Baruch the brands core focus since day one has been to produce quality, stylish and sustainable sneakers that think outside the box in terms of their design, production and transportation strategy.

Samuel started out as an Industrial Designer, back in 2015 he managed to get…


With many electric commercial vehicles currently emerging on the global market does the Arrival Van have what it takes to be the next big thing within this growing sector?

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Most automotive companies currently producing commercial vehicles have a focus on taking the basic models such as the Ford Transit or the Mercedes-Benz Vito and converting them into an electric vehicle, therefore becoming the Ford E-Transit or Mercedes-Benz eVito. …


In an ever evolving world we must look to alternative materials to assist the human race in its progression towards a healthier future, not only for people that live upon it but also for the planet itself. If we do not begin the process of change in terms of materials then we shall not see a future as a species upon this planet. The North Face have collaborated with Spiber to produce a t-shirt that thinks outside the box and can inspire fashion designers everywhere that the use of alternative materials can be ‘cool’.

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Looking from an untrained eye this…


iZettle have recently launched an all new Card Reader that is made from mainly recycled fishing nets that were once polluting our seas, they were fished out of our oceans (pardon the pun) and given a new lease of life!

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One of the worlds biggest design failures in terms of sustainability is single use plastic, this is because in its design process there has been no consideration as to what happens when the products made from this material come to the end of their life. The grim reality is that most of these items end up in landfill, scattered throughout our countrysides or even dumped in our worlds oceans. Marine plastic pollution is an ever growing issue that needs to be resolved, traces of plastic can be found throughout a wide variety of fish, birds and a large majority of…


We live in a world where our resources are rapidly depleting and for this very reason we must consider the materials used in the production process of the items that inhabit our surroundings!

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As our planet ages and weathering processes beat away at the shores of our land we find ourselves in a world that naturally produces more and more sand. With a world that is made up of 71% water and 96.5% of that being found in our Earth’s Ocean’s this means that beaches are everywhere and with beaches being everywhere, this produces a vast amount of Sand (in many cases, stony in others). …


A sustainable design concept by Studio Basse Stitgen that turns dis-used Egg shells into beautifully crafted Egg Cups.

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In a world where food wastage has become the norm we must take a step back and look at alternatives that may help the human race progress with a future rather than hinder ourselves on an everlasting path towards destruction.

One food that is wasted on a mass scale is the egg shell. One simply boils, fries or if you are an absolute maniac drinks an egg raw for that extra protein punch! (Each to their own I guess.) During the previously…


Back in 2018 the hospitality industry, retail supply chain and residential homes throughout the UK recorded an incredibly high figure of food wastage. That figure was an astounding 9.5 million tonnes of waste! Silo may have a concept that could help scramble change within the hospitality sector and make the United Kingdom’s food wastage issues a thing of the past.

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Silo is a respectful environment that focuses on quality produce alongside conscious decisions that consider potential hazards to our beautiful planet, the restaurant has been very well thought out and focuses on even the smallest of details and we all…


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Throughout the western world many children grow up using local parks for enjoyment, they are taken there from a young age and left with their peers to play while the parents sit, watch and catch up with their fellow acquaintances, making these meeting places somewhere wonderful that can be enjoyed by all. Swings are the main attraction in these local parks where children wait patiently for their turn(or in-patiently for some screaming nutcases!). …

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