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Retusj: Fit for a Queen

Last time we talked to Karen von Pederstad, she was working out of a shoebox overlooking the Eiffel Tower. This time we meet the Retusj designer in her bright haven of creativity, in the center of Oslo…
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Shio: Turning the Tide

With Shio, Kate wants to give her customers a chance to find something really special, that is made well and that they can keep for a really long time, without costing a fortune.
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Upcoming Show & Sell: Cabin/Fever

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.
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Kilim with Kindness

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…
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EKOLOVESANIMAL

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.
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Ducks in a Row

We love to find creative ways to use common items – some of our favorite upcycling ideas involve tin cans, mason jars, vintage frames and wooden fruit and wine crates.
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Onkto Katuh

Meet Christian Pade, the German designer behind the upcycling brand, Onkto Katuh. His notions behind permanence and the mix of materials are quite intriguing and force us to have second thoughts about what we deem to be rubbish or treasure.
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Molly Morgan

Our dear friend, fashion designer, seamstress and percussionist, Molly Morgan, would rather take-away than add to the second-hand finds she is using for her newest, upcycled, 90s-inspired collection.
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Sooph

Sophie vom Scheidt of Sooph, is one creative and passionate fashionista! She lives and works here in Berlin and her approaches to sustainability are intelligent, creative and multi-faceted.
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Summer Rain

On warm summer nights, we can all feel the atmospheric change that happens when a thunderstorm is coming. The trees shudder, the sky darkens then opens up and lets go.