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Upcycling Old Carpets – Stunning Business Idea

Posted in architecture, design by aldorf on May 4, 2011

ColorReform™ by ABC Carpets.

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Biodegradable Sneakers by OAT

Posted in design, fashion by aldorf on February 3, 2011

OAT is a young innovative shoes company founded two years ago by designer Christiaan Maats with the aim to create products that connect people with their environment in an imaginative way. That’s why in every product there is a story for the buyer to share.
The guys at OAT explain: “Our goal is to make products that are part of the planet we party on. We all like the nice bits in fashion, so why not make those bits fully biodegradable?” It comes of no surprise that for such an innovation OAT had to spend two years in search of the most appropriate materials, focusing at the same time on clean design: “The challenge was to make a sneaker that’s got fresh style, with materials that break down when you bury them. There were no real alternatives on the market, so we had to develop and source our own materials and processes. Available in European stores this spring in a limited edition run of 900 pieces.

Clever-Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products by Replenish

Posted in innovation, Uncategorized by aldorf on October 27, 2010

Real sustainability can best be achieved by creating better-made products designed to be reused as well as recycled. Replenish’s flagship product is an eco-friendly, ultra concentrated multi-surface cleaner in a radically new reusable bottle. Not only does it make cleaning easier but it saves you money and it’s better for the environment.

Roll-On Toys, Recycling Art

Posted in ideas by aldorf on January 5, 2010
DRAP ART 09 International Recycling Art Festival of Catalonia,
del 18/12/2009 al 10/01/2010 en el CCCB Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona
c/ Montalegre, 5, 08001 – Barcelona – Spain

DRAP ART 09 International Recycling Art Festival of Catalonia,del 18/12/2009 al 10/01/2010 en el CCCB Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelonac/ Montalegre, 5, 08001 – Barcelona – Spain

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Rootote Shop by Tomato

Posted in architecture, design by aldorf on December 18, 2009

Recently developed interior and display system for the Japanese bag company Rootote. The structure houses canvas bags with prints and graphics. The display swivels and changes shape as people use and interact with it.

tomato.co.uk

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