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Nendo’s Oki Sato’s N02 Chair Embodies the Future-Forward Ethos of Fritz Hansen
A “Japandi” triumph, the Fritz Hansen N02 is made of recycled household waste.
EFFEKT Designs a Community where Trees and Houses Live in Harmony
A progressive Nature Village in Denmark proposes a new approach to housing.
The new artificial island is set to reduce greenhouse gas by 70% by 2030.
Kathryn Larsen on why seaweed is the building material of the future
Larsen looked to an ancient method from the Middle Ages used to thatch roofs out of seaweed and brought it back to the present.
The Algae Dome imagines a future of architecture-powered food
Where sustainable food design and public architecture intersect.
Bug burgers and micro-algae buns: the cookbook of the future
SPACE10 has been cooking up a storm in their Test Kitchen to bring you an unorthodox assortment of meals from the future.
SPACE10 creates SolarVille prototype for a cleaner future
"We can actively choose to take major steps to reduce global warming and stabilise our climate.”
Danish designer Johannes Torpe on the power of design to create universes
“To create a universe around our products we actually have to take it out into the hands of the people who have to use it."
4 projects that cleverly integrate digital fabrication into architecture
Digital fabrication is helping companies build homes in 24 hours while also helping to build local entrepreneurship.
Imagine if you never had to complain about missing socks ever again?
These Danish entrepreneurs are redesigning socks to make them more sustainable.
6 designers who use waste as inspiration for new products
From upcycling found objects into furniture, to jewellery made of e-waste and more.
Copenhagenize Design Co. is making moves to see more bicycles in urban areas
“The bicycle is the most powerful tool in our urban toolboxes to fix our cities.”
Johannes Torpe talks us through his process
The self-taught designer works within the fields of interior design, product design, industrial design and architecture.
Bjarke Ingels, founder of BIG and master of promotion, is the subject of a new documentary, titled BIG TIME.
CEO and Creative Director behind Johannes Torpe Studios.
Biomega’s new bike is a perfect alternative for the urban commuter
Where lightweight bicycle design, efficient moped power and comfortable ergonomics come together for a stylish ride.
Flow Loop: a new shower system to save water and energy
The Danish company has developed a sustainable showering system to combat waste.
Insects: An answer to global hunger?
Could insect farming solve malnutrition problems in developing countries.
Call it what you want, says Olafur Eliasson, good design is about the consequences
Over the coming months we’ll be dropping some footage of the creatives who lit up Design Indaba 2017.
Design Indaba 2017 features a royal flush of Scandinavian speakers
Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland are all accounted for at this year’s Design Indaba Conference.
SPACE10 open sources The Growroom
The design for The Growroom, an urban farm that looks into how living architecture can feed the city, is now open source and available for anyone to use.
Fluid & Form
Marius Budu creates unique photographic artworks using the human body as its own canvas.
Clever design: Little Sun original
Designed by an artist and an engineer, the Little Sun Original solar lamp is illuminating lives around the world.
This is Olafur Eliasson. We'll let him introduce himself
Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson created the vast, indoor sun at the Tate in London, made rivers run green and made a waterfall flow upwards.
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