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.

THE INFINITE SHOWER

Nov 12, 2020

NOTTINGHAM / UNITED KINGDOM Aran Kalogroulis is an industrial engineer who invented the endless shower. It is a shower that manages to recover, filter, sterilize and reuse 6 liters of water constantly and infinitely. The shower works with a system similar to that of the springs, filtering and sterilizing the water using activated carbon and the…

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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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NOISE-CANCELLING WINDOWS

Sep 17, 2020

SINGAPORE / SINGAPORE People living in a city know perfectly well that opening windows to let air in can make the noise unbearable. This has led to the massive installation of air conditioning (many of them unsustainable from an energy point of view) and to living more confined than we would like. In front…

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BUILD YOUR OWN HOUSE

Sep 10, 2020

SOUMAGNE / BELGIUM Gabriel Lakatos patented in 2018 a construction system replica of the popular LEGO. These are eight different blocks of conglomerate wood that fit together and are sealed with a special glue. The blocks are 30, 60 and 90 centimeters long and are filled with an insulating material. They are so easy to

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