GERMANY/ DENMARK/ ICELAND: OLAFUR ELIASSON: LITTLE SUN

                  Little Sun is a tiny gadget of … [Read more...]

BRAZIL / RODRIGO ALMEIDA & MARCELO ROSENBAUM :: SAMESAME BUT DIFFERENT

Brazil : identity is mainly defined by an extraordinary mix of cultures. For as Brazil is imposing itself at rapid speed as a … [Read more...]

CUBA/ ERNESTO OROZA AND THE CUBANS’ TECHNOLOGICAL DISOBEDIENCE

The term Technological Disobedience was recently coined by the Cuban artist and designer Ernesto Oroza to summar ize and … [Read more...]

TAIWAN/ MINIWIZ :: ECO-ARK PAVILLON + POLLI-BRICK:: RECYCLING PETT-BOTTLES (2010)

PET-bottles are an enormous polluter: plastic bottles take 700 years to begin composting, while 80% never get recycled. … [Read more...]

KENYA/SWEDEN KARIN LISMAN ao: JaniPad (2009-ONGOING)

TWO BIRDS, ONE STONE _ Roughly 900,000 girls in Kenya miss four days of school every month due to a lack of sanitary pads … [Read more...]

VENEZULA/ CARACAS :: METRO CABLE, San Agustín, CARACAS, by ALFREDO BRILLEMBOURG, HUBERT KLUMPNER & URBAN THINK TANK (2003-2010)

TRAVELING IN AMOR _ How can one infuse a metropolis with more mobility, and therefore also with more equality and liberty, … [Read more...]

UNITED KINGDOM / DENMARK /ARGENTINA :: NINA TOLSTRUP & STUDIOMAMA: RE-IMAGINED CHAIRS & PALLET PROJECT

Made from discarded and reclaimed furniture pieces, and now also shortlisted for the London Design Museum Design of the Year … [Read more...]

AUSTRIA: MISCHER’TRAXLER: THE IDEA OF A TREE

A machine that lets its produce be guided by the amount of light it receives ? At the centre of society and social innovation … [Read more...]

AFGHANISTAN / NETHERLANDS :: MINE KAFON BY MASSOUD HASSANI

APART FROM BEING A MOST POETIC OBJECT WITH A FLOWER POWER THAT GOES BACK TO THE DESIGNER’S CHILD MEMORIES, THE RECENTLY … [Read more...]

NORWAY: HVELV: SVALBARD GLOBAL SEED VAULT. (2008-ONGOING)

Funded by the Norvegian Government and the Global Crop Diversity Trust,the Svalbard Global Seed Vault offers the possibility … [Read more...]