Sustainable design was a standout trend at the Fair this year. Whether it was the use of eco-friendly materials or brands collaborating with initiatives that benefit others; eco-conscious production was at the heart of it all. If you haven’t read our post on Trends of the Fair: Terrazzo, click here! Here are some of our exhibitors and exhibitions with a focus on sustainability.
Material of the Year: Biomaterials
Our Material of the Year for 2019 was Biomaterials: Second Yield, featuring design produced using by-products of the agricultural industry.
We had 4 exhibitors (featured above) that turned materials from potato waste, corn husks, palm leaves, hemp, tobacco and pomace into functional and aesthetically pleasing sustainable designs. Click here for more information on these exhibitors.
Not only does Floor Story make beautiful rugs, they also are GoodWeave certified. To ensure the highest possible standard of design, they work with ethical weaving centers to give you the finest and best quality rugs. Click here for more information.
Grace Souky’s Nourish Collection focuses on the concept of mindfulness. Not only are these bowls made from FSC certified beech wood, each nourish bowl purchased goes to helping provide food for 2 weeks to a child in need. She has partnered with LATAM Freedom & Development Foundation, a Latin American charity that helps to give meals to kids daily. Click here for more information.
ecoBirdy creates pieces that are 100% made of recycled plastic waste and can easily be recycled again. The debut collection of furniture and home accessories for kids is characterized by a speckled look made out of colourful pieces of recycled plastic toys that makes every single piece unique. Click here for more information.
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