A worker at Toyota’s Altona factory, which makes its last car on Tuesday. Chip Le Grand The Australian Newspaper- 12:00AM September 30, 2017 Next Tuesday the last Camry will roll off Toyota’s assembly line in Altona, in Melbourne’s west. On October 20 the final Commodore will be built at Holden’s Elizabeth plant north of Adelaide… read more →

http://http://iview.abc.net.au/programs/war-on-waste-stories/DC1624H015S00 The ABC in Australia took a light-hearted look at a serious problem – the 1 billion disposable coffee cups that go to landfill in Australia. The answer is the Palm Caffe Cup – each could save a the tram full of disposable coffee cups. Key Points: Up to 1 billion disposable coffee cups per year in Melbourne go.. read more →

I have now introduced the Palm Caffe Cup to many 100s of people at trade shows and else-where. Many of them have stories of using travel cups only to abandoning them because they did not perform and returned to using disposable cups –  “I could not clean it properly and it became rancid so I threw it away”, “too many parts”,.. read more →

The power of the Red Dot Awards. These certainly helped give the respective ranges and the company visibility and interest – many win one Red Dot award – it is rare to win 2 in a short time frame. The power of Marc Newson. This also helped give the drinkware visibility. A number of design practitioners and.. read more →

After an amazing Ambiente show in Frankfurt in February, I am looking forward to the HIA Home and Housewares show in Chicago next week. We have been accepted as one of only 90 new and returning exhibitors to the “HIA Review Event” open to press and key buyers for 2 hours before the show starts. The Caffe Cup is causing.. read more →