02 Jan '12, 10am

Black+Blum: British Industrial Designers With Practical and Whimsical Products

Black+Blum: British Industrial Designers With Practical and Whimsical Products

Bonnie Alter/CC BY 2.0 . Fruit Loop Fruit Basket by Black+Blum. Black+Blum design household items that you want to use again and again. This British design team has been working together for 12 years to create some of the more interesting and well thought-out household products on the market. Their work is sustainable and environmental because it is about long term use. They are designing functional products that will last and last, instead of being replaced every year. Their litmus test is simple: "Would we want to use it and not be fed up with it after three days?" Since they are both designers and sellers of their own work, they have a unique feel for the market and what works. The products are made in the UK, Taiwan, and China. They are sold in the UK as well as in the USA, at places including the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Bonnie Alter/CC BY 2.0 . Martin Blum a...

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