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Interview with Ana Morgado and Maria do Carmo Caldeira from Orikomi

January 25, 2018 No comments

Orikomi was born in 2013 when architects Ana Morgado and Maria do Carmo Caldeira took an interest in oragami and found a way to develop practical pieces of lighting using this technique. They were soon fascinated by the creative universe of origami and the art of folding paper into something beautiful and environmentally responsible. Thanks to their creativity and talent, we can enjoy a catalogue of sustainable lighting created from this ancient technique. We discussed experiences and reflections on design and architecture, their sustainable commitment and their partnership with Adobe for Women and we present their latest product: the Orikomi table lamp!

Maison&Objet Paris 2018: 10 Ecodesigned brands to look out for

January 19, 2018 No comments

Twice a year Paris becomes home to the latest products, brightest designers, most inspirational workshops, and an endless source of creative energy and talent for no less that five consecutive days. With almost 3000 exhibitors from over 60 different countries and a total of over 78.000 unique visitors (data from the September 2017 edition) Maison&Objet Paris is an indispensable stop in the furniture fair circuit. We have lined up 10 brands - including our very own Reine Mere and It's About Romi - that not only focus on quality and aesthetics, but also have a clear social and environmental commitment.

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Ekohunters at the Forefront of Technology. 3D Printing.

January 5, 2018 No comments

The advance of 3D printing technology has been unstoppable for some years now and it has undoubtedly brought about a new industrial revolution. If we take into account the number of things that can already be done with a 3D printer, it seems that this technology has no limits. We look into the future of 3D technology, its sustainability potential and its domestic application.

Ecoproyecta on Ekohunters

December 22, 2017 No comments

Ecoproyecta was founded in 2005 as the joint project of an architect and an agricultural engineer, with the aim of bringing a more sustainable perspective and greater environmental sensitivity to the world of construction. Since then, the project has grown and consolidated, and is nowadays a collaborative network of professionals from different fields within architecture and engineering, focusing its activity on sustainable construction projects, and offering economically, environmentally and socially responsible solutions.

Lasfera on Ekohunters

December 18, 2017 No comments

After years studying and working in some of the world’s biggest and most design-forward cities, Svenja and Henri Garbers developed Lasfera, their own vision of what design should be: Modern pieces with a twist of traditional crafting, state of the art technology and a strong sustainable commitment.

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Foodie Gift Guide: 10 ideas for a more sustainable kitchen

December 14, 2017 No comments

An intimate celebration or a big party, with family or with friends, Christmas is best enjoyed around a table. For lovers of good food and good serving, for that secret santa with a love of cooking, or why not, for yourself. We bring you ten products and eco-designers for a more practical, beautiful and sustainable kitchen.

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Architecture and The Environment - Bioclimatic Architecture

December 8, 2017 No comments

In the past, implementing environmental solutions in buildings was little more than an experimental criterion. Nowadays, however, we can speak not only of bioclimatic architecture and low impact buildings, but of bioclimatic urbanism that takes into account as one of its fundamental variables the environment, and its development and protection.

Interview with Jaanus Orgussar

November 30, 2017 No comments

A native Estonian, Jaanus Orgusaar began in 2010 with his design project where he explores the forms of nature through creating furniture designs from sustainable production, resulting in furniture that combines simplicity and refined beauty.

Leaf Republic on Ekohunters

November 27, 2017 No comments

After an inspiring trip to India, where he first heard about Patravali plates; Pedram Zolgadri, together with Carolin Fiechter founded Leaf Republic. They manufacture plates and packaging material from leaves - natural, renewable and biodegradable. An innovative way to disrupt the packaging industry and help tackle the global plastic waste problem.

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Ekohunters commits to architecture

November 24, 2017 No comments

"Urbanization and development are inextricably linked and it is necessary to guarantee a way of ensuring the sustainability of growth. Urbanization has become a driving force and a source of development with the power to change and improve lives".