After months of hybernation SemiDomesticated is experiencing a severe cause of the spring itch. It is finally time to get out of our caves and hiding places, shed some layers, and celebrate that the days are getting brighter and warmer.
Once I opened the lid on the well of inspiration that I brought back from Morocco, there’s no stopping it. Being back, my only regret is not having brought 10 empty suitcases there or spent my savings on sending a couple of shipping containers of goods back to Berlin…
We love the aesthetic of EKOLOVESANIMAL bags, as well as their stance on animal cruelty and their beliefs about upcycling and redesign. The smooth, interesting shapes of their pieces give an insight to what the materials were used for in their previous lives.
Matthew's latest series of reconditioned lights and lamps need very little introduction. Made with anything from discarded, industrial, car parts to bread boxes and espresso makers – they tell stories of their own.
Cleverly crafted out of printing blankets, making their bags durable and very original, Rupert Jensch and Andjelko Artic of SAG+SAL combine their love of art, design and upcycling in a way that's been notably successful.