"Every month about 500 companies in the Netherlands go bankrupt. Where do their products go?" Dutch design group, Droog, curated a collection of such items at Milan Design Week 2010.

This year’s Milan Design Week has brought a new attention to the environmental impact of objects, consumption habits and longevity of lifecycles. Appropriately, Dutch design group, Droog, curated a collection of various items saved from liquidation auctions entitled, Saved By Droog.

The exhibition posed, “Every month about 500 companies in the Netherlands go bankrupt. Where do their products go?” The answer came in the form of 2500 handkerchiefs, 720 cola glasses, 500 matchboxes, 448 wallets and, the list goes on.

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