HCB TRENDS

Where is the sector headed? Which new products are succeeding? What business models are imposed? 

In this space we collect and group everything that today draws our attention but that tomorrow can be common and habitual.

X-TILE, THERMOCROMATIC ROOFS

Nov 26, 2020

TORÍ / ITÀLIA Un estudiant de la Universitat Politècnica de Torí, Manuel Ibba, ha ideat una teulada termocromàtica. Està feta amb unes teules que quan fa fred són de color negre per absorbir la calor i que quan la temperatura supera els 20ºC es comencen a aclarir fins a fer-se blanques per reflectir aquesta calor.…

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BRIIV: PURIFIES THE AIR WITH AN INDOOR FOREST

Nov 19, 2020

LONDRES / REGNE UNIT Si no pots anar a bosc a respirar aire net, què tal si portes el bosc a casa teva? Briiv és una nova forma de filtrar l’aire que és una alternativa a l’ús dels filtres HEPA i els llums ultraviolats per un sistema més natural. Briiv fa servir sistemes de filtració…

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THE INFINITE SHOWER

Nov 12, 2020

NOTTINGHAM / REGNE UNIT Aran Kalogroulis és un enginyer industrial que ha inventat la dutxa sense fi. Es una dutxa que aconsegueix recuperar, filtrar, esterilitzar i reutilitzar 6 litres d’aigua de forma constant i infinita. La dutxa funciona amb un sistema similar al de les fonts, filtrant i esterilitzant l’aigua mitjançant carbó actiu i la…

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NEW WAYS OF SELLING

Nov 5, 2020

YSTAD / SWEDEN About 50 kilometers from Malmö, in a quiet and rural area, there is a very special house. It is the studio and home of two interior designers: Magnus Wittbjer and Micha van Dinther. And it is also a tourist apartment and its private showroom. And is that the TypeO study has converted the…

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SPACE10, AN INNOVATION LABORATORY

Oct 22, 2020

COPENHAGEN / DENMARK SPACE 10 is a center for research, creation and innovation in the habitat sector located in the capital of Denmark, although it occasionally opens branches in a pop-up format where it deems it necessary: New Delhi, New York, Nairobi or Sydney. is funded by one of the giants in the industry but its work teams

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THE DOOR THAT COLLECTS THE PACKAGE

Oct 15, 2020

VIGO / SPAIN The shipment has been rescheduled. Or ask your neighbor to pick up your purchase online. Galician entrepreneurs have invented a door that allows messages to leave their package even if no one is home. The start-up is called Yolodoor and offers in a door specially prepared for…

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VEGAN BUILDINGS

Oct 8, 2020

LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM Ehab Syed is a British entrepreneur who has been working since 2016 on a totally innovative idea: to use mushrooms as a building material. He and his team have developed a new insulating material made from mycelium, the mass of filaments that comes out of the ground and that…

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DIRTT, THE REVOLUTION OF INTERIOR DESIGN

Oct 1, 2020

CALGARY / CANADA They claim to have come to change the way interior spaces are designed. The DIRTT proposal involves an intensive use of technology that allows them to design and build interior spaces in a faster, cleaner and more sustainable way. This Canadian company is mainly focused on the retail sector…

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THE VORTEX RUG

Sep 24, 2020

CINCINNATI / UNITED STATES Lily Turner is a young artist and interior designer who has created her company from a product. The story is simple: a friend from Los Angeles asked him to design a rug that would generate some sort of optical illusion. The idea was to put it somewhere in the house…

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