Posts tagged "social responsibility"
The Tribute 21 Plate Challenge

The Tribute 21 Plate Challenge

Experimental design from Apocalypse

Experimental design from Apocalypse

Swedish experimental design group APOCALYPSE presented four new products made from materials with history at the DMY design festival in Berlin last week. The Pot and Shelf Torso uses a few of the 360 million tires consumed yearly in the EU. As pots and shelves, the tires get a new life.  The material is made by granulated...
Mono-use disposable plate

Mono-use disposable plate

UFO  (Unidentified Feeding Object) is a mono-use disposable plate designed by Andrea Ruggiero for InDisposed – an exhibition which invited designers to address notions of disposability in everyday products. Lightweight and rigid, UFO is designed to to be used at picnics, garden parties, beach parties or barbeques and disposed of by launching it into the bushes...

Tom Dixon talks about sustainability

Above is another filmed interview by Designboost from the MiniBoost at Milan Desgin Week. This time you can listen to designer Tom Dixon and his thoughts about sustainability and city development.

Ross Lovegrove about sustainable cities

Listen to designer Ross Lovegrove talk about his philosophy of sustainable cities. My company Designboost went to Milan and made thirteen filmed interviews on the topic of sustainable cities. We met up with some of the worlds most acknowledged designers. This week the interviews with Ilse Crawford, Tom Dixon, Konstantin Grcic, Arik Levy, Ross Lovegrove, Katrin...

Can you imagine the city skyline of tomorrow?

The Knowledge company Designboost is interested to explore the personal viewpoint of sustainable cities of some of the worlds most acknowledged designers. To find out Designboost went to Milan Design Week and made a MiniBoost. The MiniBoost resulted in thirteen unique interviews. The seven first interviews are released today and include personalities like Ilse Crawford, Tom...
Reusable bag by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Reusable bag by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Plastic bags are made from fossil-based petrochemicals. And then they’re thrown away. At best, in to the trash, but for some reason also in to the oceans. This leads to the death of tens of thousands of seabirds every year. But the obvious solution is not spelled Paper Bag, as one might believe. Just the...
RE/DO at Milan Design Week

RE/DO at Milan Design Week

RE/DO installation was born from the collaboration between Milan based architecture practice Piuarch and PSLAB Beirut which since 2004 explores new ideas pertaining to light designing and building site specific light solutions. The installation took place at Piuarch studio in Brera area during Milan Design Week in the context of Fuori Salone 2009 (21-27 April). The...
Design For A Living World

Design For A Living World

There is a nice group exhibition opening tonight at the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York. The show is called ‘Design For A Living World‘, a project of the Nature Conservancy, showcasing the work of 10 designers including Stephen Burks, Hella Jongerius, Yves Behar, Ted Muehling and Isaac Mizrahi that explores our connection to the...
Celebrate diversity

Celebrate diversity