The chairs and tables made by Cucula are one-of-a-kind and made by refugees from West Africa. The Berlin start-up gives them a new outlook on life - and is attracting attention on the design scene.
Refugees arriving in France are often forced to take low-skilled jobs. But one organization is providing them with the means to cultivate their careers and change perceptions. Erin Conroy reports from Paris.
Imagine filling out a pile of forms in a language you've never learned before. After struggling with this problem, six refugees from Syria are designing an app to help others navigate German bureaucracy.
One Berlin start-up wants consumers to reconsider how they see places like Afghanistan and the Palestinian territories. But do we really know what we're getting when want to shop ethically?
Why upmarket fashion lable Louis Vuitton manages to stay at the top for such a long time. How a group of refugees causes a stirr on the design scene. And: Extreme mountaineer Stephan Siegrist climbs unscaled peaks.
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