Archive for April, 2010

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Posted:  April 30th 2010

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Thank you for participating

Posted:  April 26th 2010

saved by droog all packed up

Thank you to everyone for coming and participating in ‘saved by droog’–whether by reviving the leftovers we gathered, by becoming a new owner, or by engaging in the discussion as a member of the press. Special thank you also to Centraal Museum Utrecht for becoming a new owner of the entire collection of revived products.

In the next several days we will publish more new owners from the show in Milan. So if you don’t see yourself posted yet, check back soon.

Also, look out for announcements about the next ‘saved by droog.’ pop up–for now we can tell you that it will be in New York!

In the meantime, here’s what was said in the press: – “Now, these projects probably won’t save our environmental crisis but they do make us think about the use of everyday objects, and make us treasure what seem even the most boring objects at first.”

Core77 – “[…] one of the week’s highlights.”

T magazine (NY Times) – “It’s impossible not to be charmed by the exhibition “Saved By Droog” […] Nearly everyone here at the furniture fair did more with less this year, but few so overtly made an asset of the crisis…”

Bloesem – “Saved by Droog …. or you could say ‘Before and After’ a trend that has been brought to a higher level in terms of design by Droog.”

NY Times – “…the (unofficial prize) for the timeliest theme goes to Droog…”


More new owners

Posted:  April 17th 2010

Another Glass arrangement has been sold.

100 blue containers no. 16

Yoo-hoo, there goes Mouth-watering spoon no. 17! (and Roll-on scent)


A new design integrity

Posted:  April 16th 2010

Written in April 2010 for our presenation ‘saved by droog.’, this is our manifesto.


Our new owners of the day!

Posted:  April 16th 2010

Olivier and Alex! The Glass arrangement no. 9 is on it’s way to Paris!
This means there are only 6 arrangements left…

This little knife is also a mirror for your eyes.
It’s looking for a new owner!


Our saved products find more new owners

Posted:  April 16th 2010

Ringo almost became a new owner!

New owner of mouth-watering spoon 12 & 13

Proud owner of Roll-on scent no. 4 (masculine)

Luc is the new owner of Daily handkerchiefs no. 8 – 14 & Sad hankies no. 8-12


We celebrate the new owners

Posted:  April 16th 2010

Moustache no.2 bought by Giovanni Puncetti

Tracy Metz bought the one and only ‘odd one out’

New owner of no.18

Proud owners of 3 star bomb! no.3

Owner of Daily handkerchief no.15


Breakfast with the press

Posted:  April 15th 2010


More new owners

Posted:  April 15th 2010

Eleonara Crugnola, new owner of 100 blue containers no. 10

A gift from father Herman to daughter Bertie Polak: 100 blue containers no. 11 (She works for Droog!)

Sandra Marquis, Edgar Avila and Eduardo Dente with Sad hanky no. 1 & 2

Cuise Delle Piane is the new owner of Mouth-watering spoon no. 10