London Design Festival has just come to a close, but when it was still in full-swing, our second day journey over to Tent London offered up a wealth of green innovation and inspiration. Not only did we discover even more great, new products in the main exhibition halls, we also had the pleasure of exploring SHOWHOW, a free-standing exhibition brought to Tent by the Danish Design Council. Transforming a clean, bright white space coined "Sustainable Design With a Loving Touch," the exhibit invited visitors to take part in the most creative green technologies coming out of Denmark today. Calling forth the child within, we especially loved the bicycle rides and playful Lego-inspired installation crafted from recycled floorboards – read on for more awesome finds!
Low energy LED lights provide a soft and relaxing glow for Justyna Piotrowicz’s Luminaire Lamps, crafted from hand blown glass and leather straps.
The Danish company Oficina Kreativa created a socially responsible partnership with a factory in Mexico to produce their updated take on the classic Acapulco chair. The collection is made from recycled plastic and free from toxic heavy metals.
Biomega bicycles in the SHOWHOW courtyard.
Unique beauty products employ organic plant oils, organic milk, mild preservatives, essential oils and certified fair-trade ingredients.
FurnitureMagpies upcycled used furniture found around their home base of High Wycombe. The pieces are re-imagined with new and colorful materials such as felt and string.
Gareth Neal created the Louis Tables using 3D Computer Drawing and CNC processing. Neal re-imagines 18th century style with a modern material – recyclable cardboard.
The Kink 1 Balance Stool by James Smith is designed to improve posture and increase concentration.