A visit to IED Innovation Lab in Carabanchel, Madrid

We recently visited the new space of Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Carabanchel, Madrid. IED Innovation Lab is conceived as a design playground for transformation projects – whether it is exploring new food possibilities with a Michelin-starred chef or engaging with local businesses and neighbours. IED Innovation Lab provides new design experiences and tools for companies, … Read More

Zampa

Founded by Bárbara Mayer, Zampa is an Argentinian womenswear brand based on the production of garments made of noble materials and manufactured using fairly traded practices through artisan partnerships. Bárbara was born in a small town in the Argentinian Patagonia spending most of her childhood surrounded by wool producers and she inherited her passion for handmade textiles from her grandmother. … Read More

Safomasi

Sarah Fotheringham and Maninder Singh are the founders of Safomasi, a textile design studio in New Delhi handcrafting home textiles and accessories inspired by their travels all around the world. We spoke with Sarah and Maninder to find out more about what made them start Safomasi, the artisans they work with and their plans for the upcoming months. www.safomasi.com Can you … Read More

Prints for Refugees

Photographer Mark Sherratt is behind Prints for Refugees, a project showcasing and selling art donated by photographers to support the work of Doctors of the World so that they can continue to provide medical aid to vulnerable refugees. We chatted with Mark about how the project started, the photographers involved and his future plans. www.printsforrefugees.com Can you introduce yourself and … Read More

Amélie Freyche

Amélie Freyche is a designer and co-founder of Swiss collective collectif Galta currently living in Paris. Using wood as her preferred material, Amélie explores design and its different paths. We chatted with her to find out more about her background, the different disciplines she works across and her favourite projects. www.a-la-freyche.com www.collectifgalta.ch Can you introduce yourself and tell us about … Read More