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Eco design feito em Portugal

August 15, 2018 No comments

From the beginning of our journey in Ekohunters we have come across companies from different countries that shared with us a passion for design and care for the environment, and whose products we have been adding to our catalogue. Today we have a closer look to Portuguese eco desing. Feito em Portugal.

Galula, founded by Filipa Mendes and Gustavo Macedo, with the aim of creating quality products nationally produced and full of color. They find inspiration in the smiles and the happiness of the people, and they want to prove that besides being functional, design can be fun.

Orikomi is a company from Lisbon dedicated to the design and manufacture of paper lamps with a unique style, where clean lines and geometric shapes stand out as the hallmark of the house. Available both as table lamps and pendants, they come in a wide range of colours and patterns.

Greatest Candle has developed a method for converting used oils into candles, an internationally certified technology called "Oil2Wax Technology", which consists of mixing a powder made from natural ingredients with any oil we may have at home, either raw, used or from canned food. The result is a carbon neutral vegetal candle that, in addition to lasting longer than a paraffin candle, offers a clean and safe combustion.

Dedal aims to turn everyday objects into unique pieces capable of transforming routine into memorable experiences. They are commited to preserving the legacy of the Portuguese heritage, and to promoting conscious models consumption for a healthier, more sustainable world.

Movecho is a Portuguese-Swiss company founded in Portugal almost thirty years ago that aims to question the established ideas, the materials used, the manufacturing process and even the final product. Taking advantage of the large number of cork oaks in Portugal, Movecho uses cork as the main material in its products, standing up to the well-established custom-made furniture industry.

HR Design Studio stands for exploration and new details in the design. "Behind the obvious" is the motto from which they set out to discover new colours and shapes, and ways of combining them. Originality is the combination and exploration of the limits of its potential.

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Dedal on Ekohunters

August 13, 2018 No comments

Dedal is a Portuguese design company offering a range of smart and meaningful products for original homes positively transforming the lives of all those who discover their products. Their collection, designed for socially responsible buyers with the environment in mind, puts their imagination and style to work turning everyday objects into unique pieces capable of transforming routine into a memorable experience.

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The future of fashion: all-round sustainability

August 9, 2018 No comments

For consumers, being able to place their trust in a company is becoming increasingly important. Without it, the bonds of loyalty between company and consumer are not created. Today, and especially among new consumers, this translates into transparency and a commitment to the environment and to social issues, but do the brands we use the most meet these commitments?

Hemp Eyewear on Ekohunters

August 6, 2018 No comments

Hemp Eyewear is the start-up company behind the design and manufacture of the world’s first hemp fibre eyewear line, combining sleek and elegant design, innovative materials, handcrafting and total environmental commitment.

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Ekohunters & DHL Go Green. Sustainable logistics

August 3, 2018 No comments

Since the launch of Ekohunters a couple of years ago, and even before that, during the conceptualization and development phases, it was clear to us that logistics would be one of out most relevant and complex departments. Since then, we have tried to find not only a logistic partner but also a partner committed to our mission and values. We have found this commitment in DHL and its global GoGreen service, which emphasizes a commitment to reducing the environmental footprint of their transports and deliveries. Find out more.

Inspiring Companies: Organicup

August 1, 2018 No comments

Organicup is a Danish company founded in 2012 with the aim of improving menstrual health on a personal, cultural and global scale. They fight for a world where menstrual hygiene products do not harm women’s bodies and do not pollute the planet, for a world where menstruation is not taboo and where everyone has access to a healthy and respectful menstrual solution.

Almut Von Wildheim on Ekohunters

July 30, 2018 No comments

Almut Von Wildheim is an Austrian company born from the combination of two passions: nature and lighting. They stand behind the objective of creating stylish lamps made of naturally renewable and locally sourced raw materials, ensuring straightforward design, high quality finishes and the added value of sustainability.

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Upcycling, the designers' response to recycling

July 18, 2018 No comments

The market is evolving and with it, trends are changing. We are facing a new era, an era of design in which sustainability gains a new protagonism, and designers all over the world are showing a stronger-than-ever commitment to the environment. It is in this setting that phenomena such as 'upcycling' become important and increasingly successful. But what is upcycling really about? We tell you all about it.

Ekohunters and The Home Therapy: New online interior design service

July 16, 2018 No comments

Let's celebrate!! Today we begin a new chapter at Ekohunters by creating a new interior design service, whose main objective is to meet your needs in terms of space design. A totally personalized decoration service, coherent with your style and according to your tastes and needs, to help you create a space where design is combined with sustainability and overall harmony.

Bilbao BBK Live - Ekohunters - Sustainabilty

July 12, 2018 No comments

We are very happy to have partnered with Bilbao BBK Live, a music festival that aims to be more sustainable every edition. This year, the festival has gone one step further in its commitment to sustainability and its policies aimed at reducing environmental impact, including the implementation of reusable cups and the increase of clean points with recycling containers, additionally in 2018 they have implemented new policies of constructive eco-efficiency through the construction of a DOMO sostenible for the new LASAI stage.

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