Trend Report Hyper Localism
From global to hyper local
BEST PRACTICE NO1
FRAGRANCE BOUTIQUE, SAINT D’ICI JOHANNESBURG
Saint d’ici fragrance boutique produces
botanical extracts / tinctures and essential oils
that reflect the botanical diversity of southern
Africa. It works with smallholder farmers
and artisanal distillers to ensure the traditional
production and authenticity of botanical
perfumes. Experience, quality assurance by seasoned
artisans & workers, and local employment are
BEST PRACTICE NO2
MARTA TORRENT BOIX, LONDON
Marta Torrent Boix uses regionally collected
e-waste to build new machines. This year,
she developed the „Waffle Shoe Sole Machine“
for Nike. A device made of recycled electronics
through which the sole for a shoe can
In focus: reinterpreting existing machines in a new context.
BEST PRACTICE NO3
THE SOLAR EINERGY KIOSK, NETHERLANDS
Trend: Hyper Local Energy – the search
for hyper local energy solutions due to
increasing energy prices in combination
with hyper local solutions with a
The Het Nieuwe Institute presents the
Solar Energy Kiosk. The kiosk is an
installation powered by solar energy.
It is intended to stimulate discussions
about solar energy and solar design.
The kiosk slows down or stops when
the weather was cloudy, and thus
made clear the reciprocal relationship
between production and nature.
In focus: working in symbiosis with
nature by using solar and wind energy
to make products.
BEST PRACTICE NO4
Hyper local network
The idea is to give the residents the choice
how they want to use urban spaces within a
one-minute radius. Depending on their needs,
they can convert wooden modules for different
purposes. A playground, bicycle parking,
seating – everything is possible and everyone
can get involved.