GERMANY/ DENMARK/ ICELAND: OLAFUR ELIASSON: LITTLE SUN

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

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...]

Spain : Gemasolar Thermosolar Plant generates electricity at night (2011-ONGOING)

Recently completed the Gemasolar Solar Power Plant near Seville in southern Spain does not just look endlessly more … [Read more...]

DESIGN IS POLITICS IS DESIGN (1) ALBANIA: EDI RAMA (2000-2011)

ONE POLITICIAN CAN STILL MAKE THE DIFFERENCE. TAKE EDI RAMA. AS A FORMER PAINTER, HE WILL CERTAINLY BE BEST REMEMBERED FOR … [Read more...]

POLAND/ ZALEWSKI ARCHITECTURE GROUP: D HOUSE – URBAN SANDWICH

Modern renovation for a 1930s-era urban house in Poland, by the local Zalewski Architecture Group  When taking on the … [Read more...]

UNITED KINGDOM :: BEN QUINTON & ABERRANT ARCHITECTURE : ROAMING MARKET

Studio Aberrant Architecture created a totemesque mobile structure for the Lower Marsh Market in Waterloo, London, taking its … [Read more...]