Lovefone: “The world’s tiniest phone repair shop” housed in an iconic red telephone box

Mobile phones may have done away with Britain’s red telephone boxes, but now the two have come together in an exchange as a London-based telephone box has found a second life as a mobile phone repair shop. Housed on Southampton Row, a busy street in Holborn, Lovefone has created “the world’s tiniest phone repair shop”, offering repairs for iPhone, Google Pixel and Google Nexus. In addition to repair … Continue reading Lovefone: “The world’s tiniest phone repair shop” housed in an iconic red telephone box

De Ceuvel: Amsterdam’s sustainable workspace turning a polluted shipyard into viable land

Old houseboats, placed on heavily polluted soil, have found new life in Amsterdam as a sustainable workspace for creative and social enterprises, De Ceuvel. De Ceuvel, located in North Amsterdam on land that previously served as a shipyard, is Amsterdam’s first circular office park. The site features retrofitted houseboats placed around a winding wooden walkway and surrounded by a landscape of soil-cleaning plants. The creative … Continue reading De Ceuvel: Amsterdam’s sustainable workspace turning a polluted shipyard into viable land

Materiom: Circular designers creating an online open-source material recipe book

Materiom, a group of experts focused on circular design, are enabling everyone, everywhere to participate in the next generation of materials by sharing recipes that use locally abundant natural ingredients and life-friendly chemistry. Materiom is essentially an online open-source material recipe book for makers and designers. The “recipe book” includes recipes for kombucha fabric made from green tea, water and sucrose; and a bowl made from dried … Continue reading Materiom: Circular designers creating an online open-source material recipe book