Dust London: Homeware from Organic Materials

Founded by Michael McManus and Matthew Grant, Dust London is a homeware label drawing on their experience in artist and architecture studios. They established their design company with the intention of changing the way materials are conventionally used and the ambition of creating objects from natural materials. We chatted with Michael and Matthew to find out more about the manufacturing of their … Read More

T-Cross Creativity Fest: More Than 1 Thing

Last weekend we attended T-Cross Creativity Fest, a new festival organised by Volkswagen in Madrid with the objetive of inspiring people through workshops, talks, gigs and other activities across different areas such as design, art, food, connectivity or technology. A different concept in which we were invited to discover, learn and listen. www.tcrossfest.com T-Cross Creativity Fest took place at Casa … Read More

Studio Visit: PAKTA STUDIO

We first talked with Kerim and Hana, the founders of PAKTA STUDIO, when they were just starting their bag and accessories brand after moving from London to Bratislava. It’s just been over a year and Kerim and Hana have now opened their own workshop and store (Tobrucka 1, Bratislava, 81102) as a means for customers to see the handmade process … Read More

Exploring Antwerp with Locals

EXPLORING ANTWERP WITH LOCALS   Antwerp was our first ever City Guide and we decided to return to this Belgian city to see what's new and discover it from a different perspective, asking local creatives to take us around their favourite spots. Furniture designer Axelle Vertommen, flower stylist Loes van Look and bag designer Lies Mertens were our hosts and ... Read More

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