Tag: Montreal

Ikea denies interest in burger bun couch

Ikea denies interest in burger bun couch

January 24, 2022 |

In Montreal, subversive artist Gab Bois has crafted a couch from burger and hot dog buns meant to resemble the vaguely loaf-like Camaleonda sofa popularized in the early 1970s by designer Mario Bellini.  Bois’s work, dubbed Loafa, went viral after being shared by Estonian rapper Tommy Cash, who claimed IKEA had agreed to produce the […]

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Green to the core: Canadian brand launches apple leather handbags

Green to the core: Canadian brand launches apple leather handbags

December 13, 2021 |

In Montreal, vegan brand Matt + Natt will begin incorporating leather made from apple juice industry waste into its handbags.  The first bags to use the material—dubbed AppleSkin—will be its forthcoming Studio 901 collection. “After an abundance of research, sweat, and tears, it’s finally here … The collection of all collections … One that is […]

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Montreal startup claims victory in race to fermentation-based cannabidiol production

Montreal startup claims victory in race to fermentation-based cannabidiol production

October 5, 2020 |

In Montreal, biotech firm Hyasynth says it is the first to sell cannabidiol produced by yeast fermentation. The technology eliminates the need for traditional cultivation and extraction and provides more sustainable and consistent cannabidiol. It also takes less than a week to complete, 12 times faster than cannabidiol extraction from cannabis or hemp. “Our head […]

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