Posts tagged "sustainability"
Enlightened Waste at London Design Festival

Enlightened Waste at London Design Festival

As part of the 2011 London Design festival, Marion Friedmann Gallery presents Enlightened Waste, the first UK exhibition to showcase the work of French-Mexican designer Thierry Jeannot and Austrian artist Gisela Stiegler. Both Thierry Jeannot  and Gisela Stiegler use waste packaging material to create enchanting light sculptures. The exhibition will be conceived as a magnificent...
“Water Is Life” Poster Competition

“Water Is Life” Poster Competition

In honor of the upcoming World Water Week August 21-27, when environmental leaders from across the globe will convene in Stockholm – Duravit has sponsored the Water is Life poster competition that calls students and young artists to action through artistic interpretation. The posters are now part of a traveling exhibition currently stopped at Duravit’s headquarters in...
The Natural Step explained in 2 minutes

The Natural Step explained in 2 minutes

The Natural Step is a non-profit environmental education organization working to build an ecologically and economically sustainable society. They have recently made a nice two minutes cartoon explaining what sustainability is according to The Natural Step framework. The cartoon is a good way to start the sustainability journey for any individual or organization to get...
The Western Harbour from new heights

The Western Harbour from new heights

The Western Harbour 2011 is the sixth book in a series by Swedish American photographer Joakim Lloyd Raboff. It is a document about the ongoing development in the Western Harbour, an former abandon industrial area in Malmö, Sweden. The area is now an international icon in the green urban development world with its small scale...
BikeCare: sustainable, ethical and oil-free bike maintenance

BikeCare: sustainable, ethical and oil-free bike maintenance

Orontas Inc. is a lifestyle maintenance company. Based in Toronto, Orontas manufactures and distributes high performance, sustainable and nontoxic recreational and household products. In Spring 2011, Orontas launched their first extended product line for bike care featuring lubricant, cleaner, plant-based lube and waterproof grease. Founders Chris and George uphold the company to a high ethical...
Happy energy

Happy energy

Happy Energy, a young initiative that advocates a new positive culture change, proposes a new symbol as a recognizable and universal sign for sustainability. A clean world requires us to switch to renewable energy and durable production methods. This is why an increasing number of people opt for green energy sources and environmentally friendly products....
Stephen Burks: Man Made

Stephen Burks: Man Made

The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York presents the exhibition Stephen Burks: Man Made, March 31st – July 26th, 2011. Stephen Burks: Man Made is the first exhibition of industrial design ever held at the museum in Harlem. At the exhibition the visitors will be able to look into Stephen Burks’s ongoing exploration of the...
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.
Greenhouse Sydney: could this be the greenest building on Earth?

Greenhouse Sydney: could this be the greenest building on Earth?

Greenhouse has relocated to Circular Quay in Sydney – the most desirable address in Australia – for an eight-week stint. A temporary space, the pop-up bar and restaurant is housed in three 40ft shipping containers constructed from 100% recycled or sustainable materials. Sustainability is not an empty trend term for the team behind the project; it’s...
DesignBoost Telefonplan in Stockholm February 9-11

DesignBoost Telefonplan in Stockholm February 9-11

DesignBoost – Telefonplan will take place at Telefonplan in Stockholm Sweden during Stockholm Design Week 9-11 February 2011. The theme for DesignBoost – Telefonplan is  “Design Beyond Design”. Our world and our society are changing rapidly, which also means a changing role for design and the designer. How can we with open-minded thinking and imagination...