The term ‘upcycling’ is often used to describe the conversion of unused items into tools of value that benefit communities. In the case of Copenhagen-based shipping company Safmarine, decommissioned shipping containers come in handy with efforts to uplift and improve the quality of education in disadvantaged communities across the country.
Cavendish Square has just finished upgrading its escalators – they are now extra energy efficient and therefore more ‘green’ than ever before. Working with local design group The Green Elephant Collective, Cavendish was decorated with great recycled and eco-friendly installation artworks during renovations in order to distract and entertain visitors to the mall.
Those of you who follow us on Twitter will know that we have begun a small “office makeover” to bring some cheer to the winter months. Last weekend I started with my desk which is an old wooden desk that I had touched up last year with varnish but now decided I needed something brighter and more chic.