Ok, I admit I'm a little late... but this such a lovely
initiative that I have to share it: Tuinboon Je
Mee? It's a very simple initiative to make Amsterdam a greener
city by encouraging people to plant broadbeans…
If these designy doorstops by Lotta Cole Designer don't inspire even the
least cable of us out there to get crafting, recycling and
upcycling, then I'm not sure anything will :-) Lotta has lots more
gorgeous items for…
Tomorrow you can take your shoes off! Ok, you can do this any
day, but tomorrow you should do it. Because it's the official
Without Shoes" initiated by the great shoe brand TOMS.
All over the world there are…
Slat. He came up with a concept that may be able to remove
millions of tonnes of plastic from the oceans.
Slat, an 18-year-old student at Delft University of Technology,
is ready to rule the world. His…
I Love Beeing is a great organization
that supports the bees. Our little black and yellow friends make
sure we can eat fruit and veggies and are extremely important!
Unfortunately the bees - and especially the…
Bring the love back in your meals with I Heart
This eating utensils! These colorful tools are created by
product designer Fatima Fazal and they are meant to be cracked in
half, then used to stab, scoop or cut your…
These fun organic edible spoons by Triangle Tree could be a 'strawberry'
substitute for the disposable plastic spoon. These Triangle
Tree spoons come in 3 flavors too. Good for you and the
Last Sunday I visited the Neighbour Food
Market. At this market they sell lots of local food, and every
plate has a 'strawberry story' :-) I had a chat with Debritu from Moyee Coffee and what they do, is definitely our…
Quick, quick, move your feet to Wibautstraat in Amsterdam
tonight for some shopping, dancing and cocktail nipping at the 3rd
edition of Night Bazaar in TrouwAmsterdam. Not convinced
yet? We’ll tip you our…
Here you go: a box full of seasonal products straight from the
countryside, out of your neighbourhood and delivered to your
kitchen table. Winning!Winning indeed: De Krat is giving away 3 trial
Attention all Amsterdammers (and Berliners): get ready to enjoy
your balcony, garden or roof terrace to the fullest with this
private gardening training session from Cityplot!
Cityplot’s talented green-fingered…
How about this for a strawberry lamp: the BLOOM solar lamp
charges during the day, to give you some cosy lighting inside or
outside at night. The BLOOM is a project waiting for your help to
become a reality - and to…
Here's some food for thought: high taxes on labour make
businesses minimize their number of employees. Resources, however,
remain untaxed; they are used unrestrained. This system causes
unemployment and scarcity of…
Hurray! We have our 3 winners for
De Krat competition of last week. These lucky
winners receive a lovely box of food from De Krat. Enjoy
Among the winners were Alaina, Leonie
and Barbara from Rotterdam, who…
Close your eyes. Take a bite. Enjoy your trip down Memory Lane!
For my personal trip back in time, I took the train to
Rotterdam. It’s the city where I studied and lived for five
years. And in my absence, a new…
Buy Nothing New – but discover what you already have!
That's the idea of the people from Buy Nothing
It's a platform for alternatives for buying new. Why? Because
it's about time we step away from the…
I stumbled up on this wonderful designer called Momo Wang. Her collection is an explosion of color and
shows that up-cycling can be amazing!
Wang used second hand materials and clothing from the flea
Vroom, vroom! The SnappCar team is on
your doorstep, ready to make your car look brand new again. Yes,
attention all strawberry car owners, share your car on SnappCar and
get a 'snappy' carwash!
SnappCar want to reduce…
Wow! We are super happy with our beautiful new wallpaper from
Ariyoshi. She's one of our favourite designers. Currently she
works and studies at the Kingston University in London.
In August this year "The…
Jonah is a short film by Kibwe Tavares. It's set in Zanzibar and
looks at the effects tourism can have on a country from an economic
and environmental perspective. Mbwana and his best friend Juma are
men with big…
Isn't nature just awesome!! Check out these stunning photos I
came across via odditiesoflife. They're photographs of Red
Beach in China. The beach’s unique color is caused by
the Suaeda vera plant - it's…