Archive for March, 2012

Funny Easter Bunny!

Posted:  March 27th 2012

Hare mat | Droog Accessories | by Ed Annink

Order your own Easter Bunny before April 10th ’12 and get 2 yellow Suckers for free!

http://www.droog.com/store/accessories/hare-mat/

(also applies on Hippo mat!)

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85 LED Lamps

Posted:  March 16th 2012

Since the first production of the 85 Lamps in 1993 the world has changed tremendously. With the introduction of LED lamps the screw-in incandescent light bulb got replaced by a more environmental friendly opponent. As a respond to customers’ needs Droog decided to replace the old incandescent light bulbs into LED lighting. With this recent change the 85 Lamps has become a more eco-friendly and customer-friendly product without losing the character of the iconic chandelier, which was created almost 20years ago. The lamp uses only what is necessary to create light: bulbs, wires, connectors. By multiplying these essential elements an opulent chandelier is created. Less and more are united in one single product

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Renny Ramakers one of the 150 Women Who Shake the World

Posted:  March 6th 2012

Art historian turned curator turned environmental trendsetter, Renny Ramakers has put a different kind of green conscience into design with UP, the Dutch innovator’s latest venture. Initiated by Droog, a firm she cofounded that took the design world by storm, UP is a collaborative effort among companies to cut down on waste by using surplus materials to create new goods. The movement’s many partners have created a rapidly growing line of chic “leftover” products from dead-stock items repurposed in inventive ways.

“It is one of the best kept secrets: everyday, tonnes of sellable products are recycled or simply destroyed worldwide, resulting in an unacceptable loss of material and energy. Recycling in practice is down-cycling; many recycled materials are processed into inferior products,” (Renny Ramakers, October 2011).

Read the article here

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New Friends of Droog in our webshop

Posted:  March 3rd 2012

Friends of Droog are products by leading brands from around the world selected by us to complement the Droog collection. These are some of our newest Friends, now available in the Droog webshop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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