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Materials and innovations

Kaffeform, the coffee cups made from coffee grounds

The idea came to a start-up from Berlin: recycle coffee to… serve coffee. The coffee grounds in fact are transformed into extraordinary as well as practical coffee cups..

Materials and innovations

The eco-friendly design icons are now in bioplastic

When a company starts its life with an eye towards the future, innovation invariably becomes part of its genetic makeup. This was true for Kartell, one of the most iconic brands on the contemporary Italian design scene that from 1949 has challenged and revolutionised the world of design. And it continues to do so.

Materials and innovations

Quality design comes from wine and apples

An innovative project has many different aspects: a hi-tech heart, a cutting-edge process, patented functionality, an attentive choice and use of the materials...