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SuperBrands Showcases Elegant Eco-Design at London Design Festival

Posted By Katie Treggiden On September 21, 2012 @ 5:54 pm In carousel showcase,gallery,green Interiors,Green Lighting,Green Lighting,Green Materials,London Design Week,Sustainable Materials | No Comments

Limited Edition, Brick Rug, leather, reclaimed, Super Brands, LDF12, London Design Festival, eco design, green design, sustainable design [5]

Limited Edition [6]

Limited Edition [6] presented two rugs of particular interest. Brick is made from vertically positioned strips of reclaimed leather; a waste material from other design processes. It is a tactile underfoot experience not to be missed.

Gypsy Rug, Limited Edition, Super Brands, LDF12, London Design Festival, eco design, green design, sustainable design [7]

Limited Edition [6]

Their second rug, Gypsy, reuses waste of a different sort. After jacquard rugs fell out of favor, < found themselves with excess stock. They decided to cut the rugs up, combine them with leather and create contemporary patchwork rugs dyed in bold colors. Ingenious.

Teixidors, wool, organic, Super Brands, LDF12, London Design Festival, eco design, green design, sustainable design [8]

Teixidors [9]

Teixidors [9] is a cooperative using manual weaving to help integrate people with learning difficulties into social and work situations. They make merino wool throws, blankets and other accessories. They source all their wool from a single sheep farm, so the entire process is completely traceable from sheep to weave. They use no synthetic dyes – using the natural colour of the wool with accents created using natural dye, everything is hand woven so almost no energy is used in the making process and wool’s natural characteristics make them fireproof, renewable and natural.

Richard Hutton, London Design Festival, Super Brands, eco design, green design, sustainable design, LDF12 [10]

Richard Hutton [11]

Richard Hutton [11]‘s product for Ngispen is brilliant in its simplicity – it is laser cut from a single sheet creating absolutely no waste.

Mosa Tiles, tiles, Super Brands, LDF12, London Design Festival, eco design, green design, sustainable design [12]

Mosa [13]

Mosa [13] claim to be the only tile company in the world to be ‘Cradle to Cradle┬« certified;’ which covers every part of the production process from raw materials and recycling to recyclability, a closed water cycle, energy management and working and social conditions for their employees and the communities around them. They have a massive range of colors and even sophisticated computer programs to help you create your own combinations.

Karboxx, LED, lighting, Super Brands, LDF12, London Design Festival, eco design, green design, sustainable design [14]

Karboxx [15]

Karboxx [15] are doing lovely things with LEDs, ensuring their lighting products are not only gorgeous but green too.

Jerszy Seymour, Super Brands, LDF12, London Design Festival, eco design, green design, sustainable design [16]

Jerszy Seymour for Ngispen [11]

The Amateur Masters Chairs by Jerszy Seymour for Ngispen [11] are made of polycaprolactone wax, which despite appearances, is very strong and also 100% biodegradable.

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[15] Karboxx: http://www.karboxx.com/

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