Furniture made from waste material: designer Anu Tandon turns car tires into design objects and provides work for traditional artisans. The company makes both economic and environmental sense.
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.
Milan's Salone del Mobile is the world's top event in the design calendar. While some criticize the participation of big brands such as Google and Instagram, the fair remains a celebration of the "optimism" of design.
People buy, consume and then discard. But can you imagine a reality where the concept of waste had no meaning? That's behind the growing "cradle to cradle" movement.
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