DEALING WITH COMPANIES WHO COPY US

I should start by saying I hate people who copy our designs. Many companies in our industry, take an existing product and simply apply a logo, colour or pattern to make it their own. We are innovators and ahead of the game. Our ethos at black+blum is to thrive on the creation of original designs from scratch. WeContinue reading “DEALING WITH COMPANIES WHO COPY US”

SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT DESIGN?

I need to start by saying that designing environmentally friendly products is not a short term fad. Environmental consideration for any new product is here to stay and will only become more important in the future. Primarily we are a design company first, but if we do our job well, our products will encourage ourContinue reading “SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT DESIGN?”

MÉFIEZ-VOUS DES FAUSSES INFORMATIONS SUR LES FILTRES À CHARBON ACTIF

Internet regorge de sites Web factuels, mais vous devez être prudent et ne pas croire tout ce que vous lisez. Alors commençons par les faits… QUI EST BLACK + BLUM ? Black + Blum existe depuis 22 ans et importe et vend du charbon actif Binchotan authentique depuis plus de huit ans. Nous ne sommesContinue reading “MÉFIEZ-VOUS DES FAUSSES INFORMATIONS SUR LES FILTRES À CHARBON ACTIF”

EAT TO PLAY BETTER GOLF, MAINTAIN YOUR HEALTH & SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT…

We’ve partnered with professional athlete Iona Stephen to hear more about the importance of taking a lunchbox and water bottle with you on the golf course. What to eat on the golf course and when? What do you take with you when you play a round of golf? I know there is a lot to remember…clubs, shoes, balls, tees…trolly…suncream…the list canContinue reading “EAT TO PLAY BETTER GOLF, MAINTAIN YOUR HEALTH & SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT…”

EASY WAYS TO KEEP HYDRATED AT WORK

Staying healthy throughout the work day is important. From eating right and getting plenty of exercise, to knowing what normal cholesterol levels are, it’s important to stay on top of the condition of your body. But, one thing a lot of hard-working people often forget to focus on is staying hydrated. Think about it – haveContinue reading “EASY WAYS TO KEEP HYDRATED AT WORK”

WHY LUNCH BREAKS ARE IMPORTANT TO YOUR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

It’s easy to wolf down a pre-packaged sandwich at your desk, taking a total of about 3 minutes for your daily lunch and working the whole way through, but is that really the best way to do things? Not only do those ready meals contain a whole lot of salt and fat, which is terribleContinue reading “WHY LUNCH BREAKS ARE IMPORTANT TO YOUR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING”

IS COFFEE THE LATEST SUPERFOOD?

If you once felt guilty about enjoying the aroma and flavour of a cup of Java in the morning or after a healthy lunch, start rejoicing. Studies show that drinking coffee can help prevent chronic liver disease, but also help you live longer. Best of all, you don’t need to keep coffee to the mornings; research publishedContinue reading “IS COFFEE THE LATEST SUPERFOOD?”

Great Lunch Ideas That Will Keep You Energised in The Afternoon

Being mindful of what you eat can have a wealth of benefits. Picking different foods for different purposes is a great way to gain control over how you feel. For example, you can boost your energy levels simply through what you eat during the day. Who would’ve thought it? Just make sure you’ve read upContinue reading “Great Lunch Ideas That Will Keep You Energised in The Afternoon”

Forget Juicing – It’s Time to Start Souping!

Souping On The Go: Simple Hacks To Bring Your Soup To Work Health and wellness enthusiasts have started to ditch trendy diets in favour of a healthier and more practical way to lose weight. In recent years, souping has emerged as one of the most popular ways to incorporate vegetables into your diet, with some going onContinue reading “Forget Juicing – It’s Time to Start Souping!”

SEASONAL SPRING LUNCH BOX RECIPES

Spring has definitely sprung and the team at Black + Blum are enjoying experimenting with some seasonal ingredients to put together lunches for our lunch boxes and thermos flasks that pack a punch and put a proper spring in our step this March! Kale & Marscapone pesto A fresher, more spring-like take on the traditional basil pesto, this easyContinue reading “SEASONAL SPRING LUNCH BOX RECIPES”