Je deteste le plastique

Je deteste le plastique

It is predicted that there will be more plastic bags than fish in our oceans by 2050 – World Economic Forum (WEF).

We’ve heard this horrific stat time and time again, but no one seems that fussed in Europe – except France. France has made a stand once again. First they tried to tackle food waste, and now they’re attempting to rid the country of disposable plastic. Continue reading “Je deteste le plastique”

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What IKEA is going to flat-pack next

What IKEA is going to flat-pack next

IKEA – the blue and yellow shop of hope for students, newly-weds and homeowners alike – will launch something a little different in August 2016. Known primarily for its affordable, sustainable and well-designed furniture, IKEA has taken a step into the outside world and will be releasing the SLADDA bike. Continue reading “What IKEA is going to flat-pack next”

Crunchy Cutlery to Overthrow the Plastic Spoon

Crunchy Cutlery to Overthrow the Plastic Spoon

Across the world, plastic is having a detrimental effect on the environment, but in India it seems to be a more magnified problem connected to health too. With a large streetfood culture, India’s plastic cutlery waste is highly damaging. What if our plastic spoons could be disposed of in a non-destructive way or be used to create a positive impact? Narayana Peesapaty has the answer: Bakey’s Edible Cutlery. Continue reading “Crunchy Cutlery to Overthrow the Plastic Spoon”

I Ride My Cardboard Bicycle…

One of the things all design has in common is overcoming a challenge. Not only does it force you to take a new perspective on things, but it teaches you to use every skill you’ve ever learnt and apply it to the task at hand. No matter how hard it is, you’ll find a way to solve it and that is exactly what Izhar has done. Continue reading “I Ride My Cardboard Bicycle…”

The Backpacker’s Journal: Buenos Aires Infused Street Art

I have just returned from, possibly, the best trip of my life – so far. I’ve spent the last 20 days visiting several cities in Bolivia, northern Chile and Argentina, but Buenos Aires stole the prize. I could talk for hours about the beauty of the architecture, the rich history or even the relevance of their past to the Argentine’s every day life, but that would require several posts. Instead, let me show you an insight to all these things found in one art form: Street Art. Continue reading “The Backpacker’s Journal: Buenos Aires Infused Street Art”