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Work, Sheet. Studio: starting a design revolution from a piece of paper
When it comes to design, we may think of product design, interior design, fashion design…but what about materials design? Jade and Car, the founders of Work, Sheet. Studio, were students who studied industrial and product design in college. Back then they often had to look for suitable materials for their
DOSHA Woodcraft gives a second life to unwanted wood
Wood commonly used in goods transportation, such as pallets and wine boxes, are often treated as waste after delivery and discarded right away to the landfill. Yet a group of youngsters in their twenties saw the potential of scrap wood and established their own company – DOSHA Woodcraft. They recycle
Project Space changes the perspective on subdivided housing
Hong Kong, with its dense population and limited land supply is notorious for its housing issues. Sky-high property prices, expensive rents and long waiting time for public housing have resulted in a number of families living in subdivided flats. According to the report of the Task Force for the Study
Kay Wong ‘cures’ fashion industry with sustainable design
Author : Kelvin Lai Translation : Trinity Chan English version available | 本文章提供中文版本 In this era with abundant material resources, people are accustomed to throwing away broken things instead of repairing them. This is especially true when it comes to clothing – under the influence of fast fashion, cheap clothes
Luckwalker: Feel the sheer joy of making your own product
Edward Wong founded Luckwalker a few years ago and devotes himself to making metal accessories. He believes that every DIY product is unique and the efforts expended can’t be measured in money as making your own product is way more meaningful than buying a finished product.
UpCycling Plus: Crafting with purpose
Stephanie Fung is a maker who likes upcycling used things and has a fondness for vintage bikes. She met Cheong Gor in a vintage bike club, and together they founded UpCycling Plus.
“The Wasted”: saving Hong Kong trees from the landfill
Speaking of woodworking, we usually work with imported processed wood. Yet, have you ever thought of why these woods can be so neat? It is because the uneven parts of the logs were cropped, and will be landfilled and wasted. Dickson Yan, founder of “The Wasted” chose to upcycle Hong Kong wasted logs and make furniture and art pieces.
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