In 2010 Ciszak Dalmas launched “La Clinica” a collection of handcrafted furniture produced by local artisans based in three different parts of the world: Madrid, Turin and Sao Paulo. La Clinica is based on the interaction between young designers and experienced artisans, which combines new ideas with centuries-old know-how. The result is three different collections
Godspeed Furniture launched in 2008 in Tel Aviv by Finn Ahlgren, (Sweden) and Joy van Erven (Holland) who met at a bar in the Holy Land. Coincidentally, they started building bars and interiors, using very badly decayed scrap wood found on the street and put an added challenge of making the piece within a one [...]
Currently being showcased at TOUCH Concept Store are a beautiful collection of handmade lamps by Meghan Finkel. Meghan Finkel started making her nature-inspired and sustainable lamps in 2004. A local New York design, her organic forms are readily appropriated into our contemporary homes. All of the lamps are made from reclaimed, recycled, fallen branches which [...]
I just discovered The Bootstrap Project, a sustainable platform to promote and retain centuries-old crafts and customs. The site features work of local artisans from third world countries. It has always been one of my deepest passions to travel the world and get to the source – the artisan behind native folklore. No matter what [...]
You’ve all probably seen, at least once on the web, the famous Eames lounge chair customized as a boombox – Dj dream (see below). Well the designer Mikal Jessie Hameed and NY based designer artist Rebecca Paul created these beautiful, ReBaroque Speakers.
Shiro’s SQ media player takes a sustainable approach to playing your mp3s and videos. On the rear panel of the SQ, a solar cell generates electricity from direct sunlight– enough to fully charge the unit in four hours. Beyond the stardard mp3/wav/wma playback, the Shiro SQ also includes…