A Berlin company is making waves with a new design concept, recycling the wooden pallets used in good transport and turning then into tables, chairs and sideboards - and selling them for as much as 600 Euros.
Wood or plastic are simply too boring for some furniture designers; they prefer to experiment with alternative materials instead.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet musicians rapping about rubbish in Ghana, kids catapulting 'seedballs' to regenerate Kenya's forests and designers bringing new life to old car tires in Nigeria.
Revered designer Peter Ghyczy — and his legendary Cold War "Egg" chair — gets a solo exhibition at the Brussels Design Museum that celebrates function over form.
Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor is regarded as one of the world's most outstanding architects. Inspired by the environment surrounding a building, Zumthor has designed award-winning buildings like the Therme Vals.
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