Delicious served either hot or cold, these tarts are packed with caramelised onions, baked butternut squash and salty goats cheese. They make a lovely festive starter or great served with some salad on the side for a packed lunch. Two tarts fit nicely into the Black+Blum Sandwich Box or Steel Lunch Box and can be…Keep reading
November 18, 2020 | by Dan Black We’re championing Green Friday (not Black Friday!). Rather than discounting our products, we will pledge 15% of all sales generated between Green Friday – Cyber Monday to the Trees for Cities charity. Trees for Cities are a UK-based charity who work internationally to improve lives by planting trees in cities.…Keep reading
Winter isn’t coming.. it’s already here. With many parts of the northern hemisphere in the grips of a second lockdown, these shorter days and longer nights feel more heavy than normal and we need to find ways to brighten our days and lift our spirits. So let’s look to the Norwegians who are very experienced with living through…Keep reading
We are thrilled to partner with the world famous luxury fashion brand Prada, to supply a selection of our co-branded designs that feature alongside the Prada Re-Nylon collection. Prada Re-Nylon is a sustainable line of Prada products executed using unique regenerated nylon, obtained through the recycling and purification process of plastic waste collected from oceans, fishing nets,…Keep reading
When we set out to create a new product, we always try to make it the best possible design we can. Before we start sketching any concepts, we first form a detailed brief that covers key functions that the product must have. This might sound restrictive but it greatly helps focus the creative side and…Keep reading
Certainly not to ignore the challenges of the last few months of lockdown, but in all the chaos, one of the biggest benefits I found from working from home was mealtime with my family. I am no home chef, but I often make breakfast and I’m known in our house for a bit of experimenting…Keep reading
(This is a recent article I wrote for the latest edition of Designing, the design, and technology magazine for schools, colleges, and universities). Designers hold some of the responsibility for the environmental crisis the world now faces. We helped fuel the consumer society we live in and created all the products that the market bought but…Keep reading
From plastic packaging to leftover food, dinner parties can result in a lot of waste. Here, Katie Georgeson, from premium kitchen appliance manufacturer Stoves, gives us her top tips for hosting a zero-waste get together. A recent survey we conducted showed that staying in is the new going out, and the average household throws at…Keep reading
The internet is full of factual websites, but you have to be cautious and not believe everything you read. So let’s start with the facts…Black+Blum have been importing and selling genuine Binchotan charcoal for over eight years. We are not a new ‘start up’ company who has just jumped on the recent trend for charcoal – a…Keep reading
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. We…Keep reading
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 our…Keep reading
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 sommes…Keep reading
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 can…Keep reading
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