Crowdfunding goodness

Crowdfunding goodness

I love browsing the oneplanetcrowd.nl site to see all the great ideas that are looking for…

I love browsing the oneplanetcrowd.nl site to see all the great ideas that are looking for crowdfunding support. There's so much innovation and creativity, and the great part is that it's all from very Strawberry…

It's laundry day

It's laundry day

Even a child could do the laundry. If you’re using an Eco Wash Ball that is… because…

Even a child could do the laundry. If you’re using an Eco Wash Ball that is… because it only needs an eeny meeny bit of washing powder. Strawberry fans young and old, get ready to kick off the…

Fendor-bendor

Fendor-bendor

I just got a fun Christmas gift from Olaf Wit from Wit Industries: the Fendor-Bendor.…

I just got a fun Christmas gift from Olaf Wit from Wit Industries: the Fendor-Bendor. A foldable rear fender (mudguard) for (fixed) gear bikes. This is Dutch produced rear fender for people who don't like a…

Vool

Vool

There'l be some redecorating and redesigning in the Strawberry Earth HQ in 2013 and I definitely…

There'l be some redecorating and redesigning in the Strawberry Earth HQ in 2013 and I definitely have my eye on these Vool(s) wooden laptop stands. Beautiful! Vool is made using pine grown on an eco conscious farm near…

Goedzak = good bag

Goedzak = good bag

This is big news for the future of recycling in the city. Dutch product design agency Waarmakers,…

This is big news for the future of recycling in the city. Dutch product design agency Waarmakers, came up with a simple idea to create a new type of garbage bag - a bag with a stand out (partly transparent) design into…

Twenty 4 amsterdam

Twenty 4 amsterdam

One of the things I'm most excited about for the coming year(s), is the redesign and reopening of…

One of the things I'm most excited about for the coming year(s), is the redesign and reopening of the Shell Tower in Amsterdam. ID&T, a creative music event company and partners have a vision that will transform the…

Landfill harmonic

Landfill harmonic

This is so cool. Landfill Harmonic is a small town in Paraguay where a youth chamber orchestra…

This is so cool. Landfill Harmonic is a small town in Paraguay where a youth chamber orchestra plays Beethoven and The Beatles on instruments made out of scraps from the local landfill. For more fantastic ways to…

Supermarket wildlife

Supermarket wildlife

Provocative art by Agan Harahap - a series of photographs (entitled 'Garden Flesh') featuring…

Provocative art by Agan Harahap - a series of photographs (entitled 'Garden Flesh') featuring wild animals "trapped" in supermarkets forcing us to conisder the complex relationship between humans and animals in our…

Dear fashion

Dear fashion

Today I received a beautiful and inspiring book called "Dear Fashion" from Emmi Ojala, an…

Today I received a beautiful and inspiring book called "Dear Fashion" from Emmi Ojala, an illustrator and a "magazine lover". She was one of the first participants of the "Free Fashion Challenge", a challenge to…

Sauna box

Sauna box

A sauna is not what you would call a bare necessity in life, but I like the way Canadian design…

A sauna is not what you would call a bare necessity in life, but I like the way Canadian design studio Castor has re-invented the not so sustainable sauna. This design is actually completely self-sufficient, with…

Brilliant blinds

Brilliant blinds

Argentine architect duo Constanza Nuñez and Gabriel Pires Mateus found vast amounts of…

Argentine architect duo Constanza Nuñez and Gabriel Pires Mateus found vast amounts of roller blinds discarded across the city of Buenos Aires. Due to a constant transformation in this city, old houses are…

If plants could talk

If plants could talk

I'm not so good with keeping my plants alive, but this idea might just help :-) These witty plant…

I'm not so good with keeping my plants alive, but this idea might just help :-) These witty plant pots from Veinticuatrodientes design with written song references across the surface such as 'help, i…

Currency collage

Currency collage

I've seen art made of pretty much everything recycled: wood, floppies, vinyl, cassette tapes and…

I've seen art made of pretty much everything recycled: wood, floppies, vinyl, cassette tapes and even wasted food. But to make art out of money, that would seem like a very costly hobby. Luckily, the art from…

Sew it forward

Sew it forward

The Good Wardrobe chooses stitching over shopping by launching a new style-sharing platform. Here,…

The Good Wardrobe chooses stitching over shopping by launching a new style-sharing platform. Here, you can share and learn about sewing, which is a great way to extend the life of your wardrobe, while having fun and…

A nano tech energy belt

A nano tech energy belt

If this concept actually ever becomes a reality, it is nothing short of mind-blowing. Always wanted…

If this concept actually ever becomes a reality, it is nothing short of mind-blowing. Always wanted to get rid of your love handles? With this energy belt you could convert excess fat into energy. Artificial protocells…

Thank you bambo!

Thank you bambo!

My daughter Suki is 8 months old and I have to admit...  I'm totally in love. All the cliche's…

My daughter Suki is 8 months old and I have to admit...  I'm totally in love. All the cliche's are true :-) I try to make 'strawberry' choices for my little girl. The one big challenge of course: diapers! I'm very…