In its tenth anniversary year, Clerkenwell Design Week shone its light on all the biggest showrooms in the area, as well as highlighting future talents and new designers. Our pick of the festival showcases some of the designers with innovative ideas, many with a focus on sustainability, longevity and social responsibility.
SEQUEL BY ALUSID
Alusid started out as a research project, aiming to find ways to repurpose waste substances from industries such as construction. Now the brand has launched its first batch-produced product, a range of tiles created from shards of broken glass, sanitary ware and glaze waste from the ceramic industry. The range includes three sizes and three colours – Shoreditch Blue, Greenwich Green and Paddington Pink and is available at tiling specialist Parkside.
Alusid produces a new material made from recycled glass and ceramics, sourced from industrial waste, to provide an attractive and adaptable alternative to natural stone. As of 30 June 2016 , Frontier IP Group Plc (LON:FIPP) have a 39% holding in Alusid.