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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
Getting in touch with mother nature

Getting in touch with mother nature

There are countless ways to get back in touch with Mother Nature. Not everyone has this natural need, but it will do everyone good to step outside. Tips and different resources will help! It's worth it to get completely lost in nature via microadventures on your own doorstep, small excursions or letting yourself drift. After all, we are all a part of nature
on February 25, 2021
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
Proust Armchair by Alessandro Mendini - D3CO collaboration for charity

Proust Armchair by Alessandro Mendini - D3CO collaboration for charity

With the kind permission of Atelier Mendini, we are preparing a Proust armchair to be painted and decorated for a very special charity project with Collegamenti, an association that promotes art with and by people with disabilities. 
on June 01, 2020