Italy

20
JAN
2013

Jewellery crafted from Cambodian landmines

Jewellery company Saught works with Cambodian artisans to make earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets from scrap metal left by landmines.  The Singapore-based business works in partnership with Italian NGO Fileo Development Organisation, offering three lines of socially... Read More →
16
JAN
2013

Dress Lamps at Maison Moschino

These beautiful lamps made from dresses guard the front entrance at the spectacular hotel Maison Moschino in Milan. There are 65 rooms in the hotel each divided into 16 dreams.  The hotel was designed by Rossella Jardini in cooperation with Jo Ann Tan, see more examples of the... Read More →
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30
DEC
2012

Mnmur bags made from tyres

If anyone knows how to make bags, it’s the Italians.  I’m very excited to discover Mnmur, despite not being able to pronounce it.  The brand behind these brilliant bags made from tyres also make a range of wallets and accessories such as belts and jewellery.  Pictured... Read More →
17
MAR
2012

Dovecote Studio by Haworth Tompkins

Haworth Tompkins‘ ‘Dovecote Studio’ is a weathered steel dwelling built inside the existing structure of a Victorian dovecote in a state of ruin.  Situated on the Suffolk coast, it is a has a glazed corner window overlooking long views of the marshes towards the... Read More →
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16
JAN
2012

Waste People sculpture by H A Schult

It’s taken me this long to discover the work of artist H A Schult.  Surprising given the extent to which his ‘Trash People’ have made their way to virtually every corner of the globe.  A representation of our wasteful society, Schult’s army of sculptures... Read More →