Posts tagged "social responsibility"
Make Design Matter: Be open minded

Make Design Matter: Be open minded

This is the second in a series of excerpts from the book Make Design Matter by the David Report founder and editor-in-chief David Carlson. The book is a pocket size guide to meaningful design and has just been released via BIS publishers. It is available at well-stocked bookstores (links below). Be open minded Great Ormond Street Hospital is a global...
Make Design Matter: Find new solutions

Make Design Matter: Find new solutions

This is the first in a series of excerpts from the book Make Design Matter by the David Report founder and editor-in-chief David Carlson. The book is a pocket size guide to meaningful design and has just been released via BIS publishers. It is available at well-stocked bookstores (links below). Find new solutions Sometimes a small change...
Wool rugs woven in Bedouin tradition

Wool rugs woven in Bedouin tradition

Origin part II: Balance consists of 7 wool area rugs, which are the result of a collaboration between Boaz Cohen and Sayaka Yamamoto of BCXSY and Lakiya Negev Weaving – an organization of Bedouin artisans, initiated by SIDREH, a non-profit organization focused on improving the socioeconomic situation of Bedouin women living in Israel’s Negav Desert....
Share your act with the world

Share your act with the world

This years Earth Hour on March 26, you can go beyond the hour and take action to make our world a better place. Go to the Earth Hour web and share your act with the world. Remember, one small act can make a big difference.

How to design for life

I went with knowledge company Designboost to Milan and made a MiniBoost to explore the personal viewpoint on what Design for life is for some of the worlds most acknowledged designers. The MiniBoost resulted in ten unique interviews with personalities like; Tokujin Yoshioka, Marcel Wanders, Hella Jongerius, Maarten Baas, Christophe Pillet, Nika Zupanc, Edward Barber, Jay Osgerby, Stephen Burks, Jean-Marie Massaud and Arihiro Miyake....
Mobile toilet innovation by Ecoloove

Mobile toilet innovation by Ecoloove

During 2006, 665 million Indians conducted their excretory needs in the open; polluting water bodies near their dwellings. This means that rivers and other water bodies get overfed with pollutants and other pathogens. By multiplying the yearly production of feaces (50 kg) and urine (500 liter) per person the scale of the sanitary waste that...
Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti!

Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti!

In a matter of seconds, thousands of lives and dreams were destroyed in Haiti. Following the tragedy, aid came from many quarters, in all shapes and forms. The global PechaKucha community is coming together with Architecture for Humanity to lend a hand in rebuilding Haiti and establish long-term solutions. There will be a global event on...
Lest. Let’s less best.

Lest. Let’s less best.

Some months ago, I drowned into the toughest buying decision: Where to live. My budget was enough for a tiny apartment in the center or one somewhat bigger in the outskirts. Greater size meant also bigger surfaces to be cleaned and greater spaces to warm up as well as longer everyday commutes. The tiny option...
INDEX:Award 2009 People’s Choice Award

INDEX:Award 2009 People’s Choice Award

INDEX:Award 2009 People’s Choice Voting opens worldwide at 13:00 GMT Thursday August 20. · When a voter arrives, she or he should hit the “Connect with Facebook” button on the INDEX:Award site so the vote “goes viral”. · Then join Index for their live-stream of the the awards show on the 28th (starting 18:00 GMT).  You’ll be...

Reminder about our latest trend report

The latest issue of the David Report bulletin is called a checklist for sustainability and was released approximately a month ago. In this issue we ask a lot of questions based on a holistic view on sustainability. You will also find thoughtful quotes and some nice best practise examples. And it’s free of course!