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Sustainable furniture: 100% recyclable, biodegradable glacier table and stool

Within the depths of Alaska’s Mendenhall glacier, flowing water rolls gently over the barren ground. As temperature rises from the surface, it impacts the glacier roof, causing surreal, spontaneous cave structures. The interior is a microcosm, representing the infinitely turning water-cycle. Though beautiful, the phenomenon is a troubling reminder that day by day, the glacier […] Read more

Conversions: warehouse transformed into Fairphone’s Amsterdam offices

The Amsterdam offices of smartphone manufacturer Fairphone were created inside a former industrial building – and informed by the same sustainable design principles the company uses for its products. Fairphone aims to make its Android devices from ethically sourced materials, following a modular design that allows users to swap and replace defunct components rather than buy […] Read more

Vitra Workspace opens in a Gehry factory building

London architect Pernilla Ohrstedt and Los Angeles designer Jonathan Olivares have collaborated on a new office furniture showroom at the Vitra headquarters. The Vitra Workspace occupies 1,700 square metres on the renovated second floor of Frank Gehry’s 1989 production hall at the Vitra Campus at Weil am Rhein in Germany. Ohrstedt and Olivares worked together to renovate the space, creating […] Read more

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