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Urban nature: Flowering islands in the middle of concrete

Urban nature: Flowering islands in the middle of concrete

More and more people are moving into cities. Urban space is becoming more and more dense and expansive. In times of climate change and traffic collapse, inhabitants are facing major challenges: heat, heavy rain, particulate matter, waste. There are many projects on how to bring nature to the city: Green roofs, planted house facades and flowering traffic islands make life in the city healthier, more social and more livable.
on April 06, 2021
For a sustainable life: how Zero Waste works

For a sustainable life: how Zero Waste works

Waste is a worldwide problem of modern consumer society. Disposal and recycling are difficult and laborious processes. This planet's resources are limited but the mountains of garbage are growing, plastic floats in the oceans and microplastic blows with wind and rain around the globe. A sustainable lifestyle for all is necessary for the survival of the planet. The simple formula to counteract: Produce less waste!
on March 24, 2021
Good for the climate, good for the soul: sustainable traveling

Good for the climate, good for the soul: sustainable traveling

"Sustainable travel" is the central keyword. Similar to "soft tourism," it refers to ecologically conscious and resource-conserving travel that is in harmony with nature and local social conditions. This refers to the means of transport as well as the choice of accommodation and the behavior of each individual on site.
on February 11, 2021
Building an ecofriendly sofa with 100% natural materials - Part 6/6

Building an ecofriendly sofa with 100% natural materials - Part 6/6

Part 6: Backrest and cushions

Seeing a piece of furniture come to life is a wonderful moment each time. We know that the piece of furniture will live in your home and will accompany you for a long time. I will be of highest quality and also feature only natural materials, no plastic, no toxins, no harmful materials or chemicals. We pride ourselves in carefully selecting materials only from trustworthy sources and being able to build an eco-sustainable piece of furniture that will bring joy to any customer and their home.

on January 07, 2021
Sustainable furniture: How we build Casquet - 100% ecological and plastic-free sofa - part 5/6

Sustainable furniture: How we build Casquet - 100% ecological and plastic-free sofa - part 5/6

Part 5: Inside and outside cover

Building a sustainable piece of furniture takes experience, craftsmanship and in our case: an extra dose of 100% natural materials from only sustainable sources. We chose to build furniture only in this way, because we believe that we should not live with, or sit and sleep on anything that is built using harmful materials. Harmful for nature, our environment or our own health.

on December 09, 2020
Building a sustainable sofa at D3CO - making ecofriendly furniture step by step - part4/6

Building a sustainable sofa at D3CO - making ecofriendly furniture step by step - part4/6

Part 4: Cotton, felt and latex

In our previous articles we discussed how we take an idea to a sketch and then turn it into a complete 3D model and eventually create the wooden skeleton for the sofa Casquet. Layers of natural material and steel springs are added to provide comfort. If you have not followed our previous articles of our ‘Making Of’ series, read up here.

on November 13, 2020
Microplastic - the invisible danger is everywhere

Microplastic - the invisible danger is everywhere

When we think of plastic waste, we see plastic bags, PET bottles and packaging materials in front of our inner eye. But there is a part of the plastic waste that we (almost) no longer see: microplastics.
on October 20, 2020
Coming soon: Ultra modular sofa Domino

Coming soon: Ultra modular sofa Domino

Coming soon: Domino modular sofa 100% sustainable, plastic free and non-toxic! A perfect landscape of comfort for any environment and lifestyle.
on October 13, 2020
Sustainable and plastic-free furniture in the making: Inside our D3CO Workshop - part 3/6

Sustainable and plastic-free furniture in the making: Inside our D3CO Workshop - part 3/6

Part 3: Jute and steel springs

Making sustainable furniture that is longlastic, high quality and environment-friendly is not easy, but it's satisfying each time a completed piece of furniture is leaving our workshop. Come inside for the third part of our series how we build a Casquet sofa from scratch.
on October 05, 2020
New: A sustainable bench for your home named Libellula

New: A sustainable bench for your home named Libellula

Ottoman benches are a great way to fill a gap at home functionally. Whether for putting your shoes on or putting your feet up - the Libellula is now available online and comes in many textile options and colors.
on September 15, 2020