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hoardings, factory scraps and car roofs might be throwaway items for some, but
this Hungarian company has long been reviving materials like these in the form
of cool bags. There are plenty of styles on offer, with models that make your
visit to the store easier and more comfortable, capacious enough for the whole
Price: 11,200 HUF
soap is enriched with a mixture of yeast and hops extracted from beer during its
production, left-over barley pomace, all made exclusively from vegetable oils,
in fragrance-, colour- and palm oil-free versions. Excellent for
super-sensitive skin, the 100gr blocks are available in barley-malt pomace,
pomace-free, ground-coffee and Earl Grey-tea varieties.
Yes I Brew
From: Beardcity webshop, Pancs Gasztroplacc, Pixis delikát, Prezent Budapest
Price: varies according to vendor
57 eco-friendly cleaning products, this comprehensive outlet could be the
perfect zero-waste alternative for those happy to do a bit of pottering around at
home. Each of the combinations is the result of long experimentation and particularly
useful in making cleaning easy: stains, bathrooms, ovens, furniture, natural fresheners
or moth control.
From: Boook, Libri, Lira, PAUZA
Price: 4,990 HUF
For this Christmas this year, Boglárka Mázsi and team felt a strong desire to
create something especially kind and heartfelt. The tree-shaped
concrete jewellery and home accessories were originally made for themselves and
immediate family, but they went down so well they eventually developed them
into a product. The four-piece sets are available in grey, white, green and, in
limited numbers, in pink and blue.
From: ligne roset, Varázs Garázs
Price: 9,500 HUF
This small, family-run
business specialises in textile products – in fact, saku is an Old Hungarian word for bag, such as their popular
reusable cloth variety. There is an incredible range here, from durable, waxed
bread bags to sandwich wrappers, vegetable totes and much more, in all sorts of
sizes and patterns. The people behind SAKU hope that their products will ensure
that no disposable plastic bags will ever have to cross their customers’
Prices: 1,800-3,000 HUF
It’s cold out there, and Rosaceart
is here to help. Their pampering, organic cream, with orange-peel essential
oils, is a saviour to dry hands in the cold weather. The beeswax it contains
forms a thin, breathable film over the skin, which prevents it from cracking.
Other natural ingredients include Mediterranean olive oil and exotic shea
butter, whose combined nourishing effects result in a fantastic feeling for the
Price: 2,950 HUF
These washable, reusable
cloth masks are printed with bold, colourful patterns. One of the hallmarks of
this fashion designer is her ability to use materials in a unique way, and
TOMCSANYI achieves this with her outstandingly successful masks. There are four
layers of textile in each one, with one layer of polypropylene filters to
provide the utmost protection.
From: The Garden Studio & Café, Prezent plus webshop
Prices: 3-item package 11,000 HUF, 3-item silk package 13,000 HUF, singles 4,400 HUF at Prezent
Since its inception, Tenshibag
has been striving to minimise waste and anything else unnecessary in the
manufacturing process, while also creating the most durable products possible. Piñatex,
made from pineapple-leaf fibre, was chosen for their vegan bags, which follow
the shape of two popular urban variety: the Citybag and the Mini Backpack. This
super textile is also waterproof and durable, so it’s sure to keep all your
belongings safe and sound – whether it’s your keys or your laptop.
Prices: Mini-backpack 30,900 HUF, Citybag: 35,000 HUF
Although it’s not time yet to
sow your garden, a few packs of special flower seeds and a design-friendly
notebook can be a stylish surprise. From the seeds, you can cultivate a few beauties
which are somewhat particular when it comes to gardening… poppies, forget-me-nots,
even peonies. Designed by COVELLIN, the delicately designed packaging also has
a natural and close-to-nature-effect!
From: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Prices: Packs of flower seeds 350-500 HUF, notebooks 400-500 HUF
comes out with a new collection every season. Decorated with face and frame
graphics by Zita Majoros, kitchen textiles, ceramics, pillows and graphics all
feature in the current iteration. With these cute artefacts, you can give your home a little extra
character, plus the products are all made of natural and environmentally
friendly material. The textiles are printed with water-based ink at the
in-house screen-printing studio.
Prices: cushion covers 8,500 HUF, kitchenwear 2,400 HUF, shopping bags 9,800 HUF