Articles tagged Recycling & Reuse


11 design products and collections made using waste and recycled materials

Industrial production generates an unfathomable amount of waste. These designers are thinking circular to create new offerings from underutilized byproduct materials. 


Sustainable clothing is great – but what about the spaces it’s sold in?

Vadodara, India – For shop Shefali’s Studio in Vadodara, India, Manoj Patel Design Studio shows how circular-design thinking can be employed on a project-wide scale in retail …


Best Of: recycled ocean plastic projects in honour of World Oceans Day

Today is World Oceans Day. We take a look at how designers and brands are transforming plastic waste dredged from the sea into products and spatial statements.


MVRDV makes a provocative case for car parks to become new green parks

Tainan, Taiwan – In Taiwan, MVRDV shows what solutions are possible for disused shopping malls and their car parks, a typology that’s suffering from the negative impact of online …


Why our awards trophies are 3D-printed from 730 recycled PET bottles

More than just a physical accolade, our Better Future Factory-designed awards are a reflection of Frame’s ethos of sustainability and innovation.


What happens when you turn computer keyboards into wall coverings?

United States – Using thousands of recycled keys from the cast-off keyboards Sarah Frost creates wall-sized landscapes of texture, colour and pattern.


Our co-working space of the year is a celebration of Spanish handicraft

Madrid – At the 2019 Frame Awards, the jury members applauded the resourcefulness and material pride of José María de Churtichaga’s Impact Hub Piamonte. 


This is what a sustainably designed restaurant can get to look like

Hong Kong – The John Anthony restaurant in Hong Kong, designed by Linehouse, is a fine example of sustainable spatial design that doesn’t have to scream its intentions. 


A puffer jacket exhibition in Tokyo gets down with waste

Tokyo – In Tokyo, Rikako Nagashima celebrates Descente Blanc’s puffer jackets using nothing but by-products from their production.

People’s Pavilion by bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Photo Jeroen van der Wielen

Bureau SLA & Overtreders W build a pavilion with only borrowed materials

EINDHOVEN – Here, the entirety of the People’s Pavilion – a central piece at this year’s Dutch Design Week – is borrowed and will be returned to the owners, including …


Flux, an art installation by Crystal Wagner, seems to merge into the fabric of its surroundings

WALNUT CREEK – Crystal Wagner’s Flux – an art installation that dominated the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, California with its organic, free-flowing forms last summer – featured scraps …

Winning the grand prize and category Urban Infill, House 1014 in Barcelona, Spain by HARQUITECTS. Photo Adria Goula

Behold the brick beauties given the Wienerberger Brick Award 2016

The Wienerberger Brick Award has offered a unique platform for the recognition of outstanding brick architecture of international quality since 2004.

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