GREEN FRIDAY PLEDGE

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.Continue reading “GREEN FRIDAY PLEDGE”

BLACK+BLUM PARTNER WITH PRADA

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,Continue reading “BLACK+BLUM PARTNER WITH PRADA”

HERE’S TO THE LUNCHTIME APPRECIATION SOCIETY

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 experimentingContinue reading “HERE’S TO THE LUNCHTIME APPRECIATION SOCIETY”

PRODUCTS WITH SOUL… OUR APPROACH TO SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

(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 butContinue reading “PRODUCTS WITH SOUL… OUR APPROACH TO SUSTAINABLE DESIGN”

4 TIPS FOR HOSTING A ZERO-WASTE DINNER PARTY

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 atContinue reading “4 TIPS FOR HOSTING A ZERO-WASTE DINNER PARTY”

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”