Furniture from disposable chopsticks? Teaching poor communities how to repurpose waste materials and create something of value? How about taking on the global beverage industry? These are some of the themes I look at as business pioneers and designers get to grips with greenwashing.
origins of furniture strategist
Earlier this year I took the decision to quit my (great) job in Zürich as Head of Design Strategy at a renowned established dealer and set up as independent furniture strategist and consultant. This blog is me subjecting you to an interview with me, by me to explain a little bit about my plans. Yes that’s right. I’m a guest on my own blog. Talk about self promotion…
2021: Year of the Bubble
As lockdowns are eased, vaccines distributed and industry looks to crack on, a rapid resurgence in investment and construction has begun. “Hurrah” I hear you say. And yes, this is great news, but the mini boom is creating a number of tricky challenges for furniture and construction industry supply chains.