Creative furniture made from upcycled pieces of aircraft

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As part of the recovery of the industrial heritage of Airbus, a team of 11 designers has manufactured furniture and lights from pieces of aircraft, that have been discarded after thousands of flight hours. 

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Fashion accessories made from upcycled water bottles and packagings

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Thu Nguyen Merer designs stylish hand bags, jewels, wallet, clutch and totebags by upcycling fruit juice packagings, papers,water bottles and scrap leather: her hand crafted pieces are manufactured by women cooperatives in the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Vogue commits to adopting a charter of values, signed by its teams worldwide

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Vogue has performed an audit and produced a charter of sustainable values, adopted by the twenty six editions and signed by each editor in chief with his own name; the group will communicate numeral targets in January 2020.

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Auction of designer's benches for the benefit of a charitable cause, in Paris on December 9

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Fifty designers revisit the Nelson bench: the pieces of artwork will be sold by auction on next December 9, to the benefit of La Source, a social and educative general interest association that teaches art to children and youth in difficulty.

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Chair from upcycled and recyclable plastic, available from November 2019

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Fritz Hansen collaborates with Nendo studio to launch the NO2 Recycle chair, from plastic waste collected, processed and upcycled in central Europe, reducing transportation. 100% of the used polypropylene is recyclable.

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Vintage upcycled radio sets, equipped with Bluetooth

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Xavier Barthelemy repairs by hand and upcycles radio sets of the last century, by adding Bluetooth technology, while respecting the design of the device.

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Mythic vintage car transformed into electric cult car, available from June 2020

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It will be possible to modify one's vintage car petrol or gas oil engine into an electric one. Retrofuture offers limited editions of Jaguar XJ6,  Ford Mustang Coupé, Porsche 912 or  Rolls Royce from February 2020.

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