Harry Allen's Uruku refillable lipstick case for Aveda, which is molded from recycled aluminum and a new material composed of recycled plastic resin and natural flax fiber.
We like to tell the stories behind products, but hear it from the designers themselves at Product Placement
1.3, happening Thursday, May 28, 7-9 p.m. at Designtex’s
New York showroom, located at 200 Varick Street. Our theme this time is sustainable design, and our presenters are Harry Allen, MIO, Andrea Ruggiero, Karl Zahn, and Boa/Object Interiors. Each will give a five-minute rundown on the influences behind one of their products, followed by audience questions. $5 admission includes cocktails and various surprises. Space is limited, so it is essential to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biodegradable UFO plates by Andrea Ruggiero
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Karl Zahn's Vladimir mirror
Console by Boa/Object Interiors, which features 3form panels, water-based lacquers, and recycled aluminum