Aug , Retailers have given an ultimatum to cosmetics firms to axe plastic poison microbeads from their products or face a ban from the shelves Boots has told beauty companies that it will not sell any products containing the beads after Superdrug has written to all its suppliers saying it wants them to take
Sep , London Design Festival London designer Benjamin Hubert claims to have created the world s lightest timber table and is showing it off at the Aram Gallery in London this week ( movie) dezeen_Ripple by Benjamin Hubert_sq Benjamin Hubert worked with Canadian manufacturer Corelam to
Jan , Companies that make packaging from plants instead of fossil fuels are starting to challenge the oil industry s ambition to increase the supply of materials for plastics Use of bioplastics made from sugar cane, wood and corn will grow at least in the next five years, according to the European
Jun , The cladding used in the recent renovation of the west London tower was the cheaper of two options offered for the job by manufacturer Omnis, according to The The aluminium composite panels, which have a core made of the flammable plastic polyethylene, were installed as part of a recent ￡ million
May , As to the wood it doesn t matter really, just preference by the shoe manufacturers Lime is the lightest, but high quality (John Lobb), Cedar is a reasonable cost wood, even if the finshing is very high (Church), Beech is high quality, but too heavy for most people I am in the trade and simply reccomend using
Feb , News two British entrepreneurs are constructing a hydroponic farm in a network of tunnels under south London that could supply local restaurants and retailers with fresh herbs and vegetables Ballard and Steven Dring s Growing Underground project is located in tunnels beneath the London
Oct , The Savvy Reason This Wooden Toy Car Company Works With Auto Suppliers and Designs Some of Its Own Tools This attention to design has helped Candylab find key retail placement in high design spots like Colette in Paris and The Design Museum in London You can mold anything in plastic.
Aug , As Ikea does not own the supply chain of the waste materials involved in Odger s production, it collaborated with an Italian manufacturer to supply the wood and the plastic, while another supplier in Germany produced the bond between the two materials Initially, Pishiev and his team aimed for a mix
Aug , Not just a guitarist after all Ronnie Wood cashes in on his artistic abilities as he puts ￡, piece he painted up for sale By Simon Tomlinson Talent Ronnie Wood (in front of a previous painting he put on display) took formal training at Ealing College of Art in London Wood said When I get inspired,
Mar , Indian street food and craft beer operator Bundobust uses solely disposable and biodegradable tableware made from plants and recycled board, which it buys from supplier Vegware Bundobust s founder Marko Husak says Plastic cutlery and polystyrene should be banned in the UK like they are in some
Dec , He uprooted his life as a successful Beverly Hills plastic surgeon to be with her in Las Vegas and went bankrupt after they split He loved her children like his own After they parted she said she wanted no contact and called him Mr Minoli He describes her as a beautiful like a Scottish heather but with a lot
Nov , IKEA s Better Shelter has been temporarily installed in London ahead of the Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition They stopped using plastic bags They are investing million in clean technology startups like IKEA has four levels of requirements for its wood suppliers Their long term goal is to
Nov , Originally, hemp cord was used in combination with wooden toggles Gloverall substituted them with more refined looking horn toggles and leather ties in , and today most toggles are made out of plastic In the beginning, the Royal Navy seems to have favored three toggles, but later they included a
Aug , Such laminated products were the focus of the Lumber Liquidators controversy in EPA effectively threaded a needle between the legitimate interests of small furniture and cabinet manufacturers and the need to protect people from the risks posed by formaldehyde The final rule includes changes from
Feb , As mortise chisels were best designed with oval handles the oval required more wood mass and so the handle was larger to accomadate that mallet blows and so the large handles stood their ground even until today when Ashley Iles as far as I know are the only supplier of UK made mortise chisels of
Jun , News furniture e commerce company Fab has bought Finnish design brand One Nordic in a move to expand its catalogue of original designs and European business Dubbed the luxury Ikea , One Nordic Furniture Company specialises in making and selling products designed to be shipped efficiently
Almost all of the older French stencil clarinet manufacturers were out of business at the end of the th century (Famous French For a while Noblet had contracts with other well known instrument makers to make specially branded versions of their plastic Vito clarinets An example is the Selmer London Gold Seal.
Mar , Located in a former warehouse on Copenhagen s waterfront, the Danish Art Workshops provide facilities including workshops for wood, metal, textiles and other materials that artists and designers can apply to use free of charge for short or long term residencies This gives them the opportunity to create
Feb , a while back (the company who produces the same signs for the London Underground did ours), we have contact with some signwriters, there are loads of firms who make letters out of cut wood or plastic, but I haven t had use of them yet This thread has potential to be a really good resource of suppliers.
Jul , When the slides came to the archives they were housed in a wooden chest of d ers with up to slides in each d er While this was a very unique and This would replicate the structure of a sandwich of two clear layers of plastic sheeting with a dark tape around the edges The plastic sheeting was