Design Milk speaks to Naomi Neilson of Native Trails about the Vintner's Collection, bathroom vanities made from reclaimed wine-making materials.
Artist and surface pattern designer Ella Doran created a piece of artwork using leftover house paint on reused canvas without a single brush.
Horrified by the abandoned tents left after a music festival, Genette Dibsdall conceived The Maverick – a transformable luxury garment made from the waste tents.
Design Milk contributor Katie Treggiden explores the circular economy in our Circular by Design column. Let's review what went on in 2022!
Smile Plastics designs and manufactures hand-crafted, supersized terrazzo-like panels for retail, architecture, interiors, and product design – from waste.
Designer Juliane Fink creates a collection of single-use dog bowls from pig bladders that dogs can eat as part of their meal.
Síofra Caherty of Jump The Hedges makes colorful bags from reclaimed truck tarpaulin, airplane seat parts, and waste leather.
Spared turned waste into the XOU Light comprising ‘X’ ‘O’ and ‘U’ shapes that stand for ‘hug and a kiss’ (XO) for you (U).
Monostudio Associati sought a more circular and sustainable practice leading them to start developing interior finishes from waste materials, like marble waste, coffee grounds, and eggshells.
Claire Ellis creates unique vessels using a menagerie of waste materials collected locally, like clay, eggshells, glass, and clay bags.
Henry Swanzy transforms waste – wood shavings and chocolate husks from local businesses – into geometric acoustic wall tiles.
Sarah Christensen takes used coffee waste from a local café and turns it into a terrazzo-like material to make modern home objects.
Jamie Norris Green creates 3D printed lighting made from a bio-degradable polymer that includes waste oyster and scallop shells.
Design Milk speaks to UK-based Green&Blue who are on a mission to make havens for wildlife with Bee Brick made from clay waste.
London-based Corrie Williamson makes jewelry + hanging mobiles from wooden and metal offcuts leftover from the work of other designer-makers.