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Amahlé’s Ndebele inspired jewellery for a European market
6 Jul 16
The Africa-inspired jewellery is designed to be sophisticated, yet durable enough for everyday use.
Furniture design spun from solid yarn
4 Jul 16
Bobbin is a range of furniture recognised for its innovative and award-winning textile technique.
Alby Apparel promises liquid-repellent breathable clothes
29 Jun 16
Using patented Fillium technology, wearing these Alby Apparel clothes promises to dramatically reduce your washing load.
The meat-free burger that bleeds
29 Jun 16
Impossible Foods has developed an entirely vegetarian burger that simulates meat so effectively that it bleeds.
Shoes that are wearable for longer win cradle to cradle design challenge
28 Jun 16
Virginia Tech student designs modular shoe with parts that can be disassembled to recycle or decompose.
ZERO PER STOOL exemplifies craft with a zero-waste focus
23 Jun 16
Upcycling design studio in South Korea creates distinctive seating design without letting a single scrap of wood go to waste.
Chinese start-up Origins works to purify the air
14 Jun 16
Founded in one of the smoggiest cities in the world, Origins’ machines don’t only detect the toxins in the air, they try to remove them as well.
Lyfe: A levitating planter
7 Jun 16
The Swedish design team at Flyte introduce us to the future of planting with zero gravity plants.
BooToo: locally designed educational toys
2 Jun 16
South African entrepreneur Daniel Jillings, creates aesthetically pleasing children’s toys.
Graphite: a modular honeycomb-shaped shelving system
1 Jun 16
A storage system designed to be sturdy and fully customisable.
Tshepo Sedumo’s handmade portable boomboxes
26 May 16
The Johannesburg-based startup Grove Audio creates custom designed wooden boomboxes.
AbsorbPlate cuts calories by reducing grease on your plate
24 May 16
The dinner plate’s design has perforations in its surface to trap excess grease.
BaseLantern: a new project by BioLite
23 May 16
The BaseLantern portable lantern is designed for off-grid usage.
Livi brings nature indoors
17 May 16
The portable planter has a new take on interacting with nature.
Wear Your Label wants a stigma-free society
16 May 16
Wear Your Label gets people talking about mental health through fashion and jewellery design.
Oded Ezer designs the Life/Death t-shirt
13 May 16
Tel Aviv-based graphic design artist Oded Exer designed a t-shirt to help refugees.
The Muko furniture series is designed with kids in mind
4 May 16
Today’s kids spend more and more time seated. These chairs are designed to ensure their comfort.
Backpacks made from blankets
2 May 16
Sibusiso Mokhachane makes backpacks from blankets to celebrate his heritage and help the world unlearn African stereotypes.
BeSeens: LED imbedded, hand-signalling cycling gloves
29 Apr 16
BeSeens use motion detection and LED lighting to make indicating safer for cyclists.
EnerGaia’s rival new production method for Spirulina
28 Apr 16
Thailand-based EnerGaia has created a unique bioreactor to manufacture a purer Spirulina sustainably.
Anna Raimondo’s latest collection – NOIR
27 Apr 16
Cape Town’s Anna Raimondo releases her latest range, NOIR, for her jewellery design company, Smith.
The Mimi Moto cookstove is cleaner and safer than traditional cookstoves
26 Apr 16
Mimi Moto’s cookstove makes clean, safe cooking accessible to everyone.
Green Product: From PET bottles to this range of chairs
11 Apr 16
The LJ series by Dutch studio De Vorm is a range of chairs and stools that feature a strong, soft felt material that is made of recycled PET bottles.
Green Product: The Su first aid tool helps prevent choking
4 Apr 16
The simple Su first aid tool can help prevent a person who has fainted or had a fit from choking on their tongue.
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