Posts tagged "sustainable design"
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...
Make Design Matter - a little red book about meaningful design

Make Design Matter – a little red book about meaningful design

Make Design Matter – new book by David Carlson, founder of David Report. Make Design Matter is a little Red Book that presents a pocket size guide to meaningful design. Seven stepping-stones that help you cross the stream of change, and get you to the other side, firm and dry. The guide is an important...
Conclusions from the Design Intelligence; FASHION event in New York

Conclusions from the Design Intelligence; FASHION event in New York

Designboost has just put up the filmed conclusions from the Design Intelligence; FASHION event which took place at Parsons in New York on September 18–19. The event was all about holistic responsibility and how the fashion industry can develop more sustainable business models in the future.
Design Intelligence;FASHION - event in New York on September 18–19

Design Intelligence;FASHION – event in New York on September 18–19

Design Intelligence;FASHION is a full two-day creative and knowledge-sharing experience taking place in New York on September 18–19. The event offers workshops, lectures, networking and different social activities. While the workshops and the social activities are by invitation only the lectures on September 19 are open for the public. The lectures are free; no tickets...
Be NICE - help change the world of fashion

Be NICE – help change the world of fashion

Today, the latest venture by Nordic Fashion Association is launched: an online campaignhelping consumers make conscious choices and changing consumer behavior. The goal of the campaign entitled NICE (Nordic Initiative Clean and Ethical) is to have the industry join forces, share knowledge and change the way business is being done by raising consumers’ awareness of...
Portable rechargeable solar lamp

Portable rechargeable solar lamp

The O’SUN NOMAD solar lamp has been designed to meet a need, or rather several very different needs, to improve the quality of life of its users and to promote sustainable development. NOMAD is designed by Alain Gilles. The NOMAD solar lamp has been designed for very different worlds. First of all, (A) to meet the...
Little Sun° - the Sustainable, Affordable & Solar-powered LED lantern

Little Sun° – the Sustainable, Affordable & Solar-powered LED lantern

Little Sun° Lantern is a solar powered LED light designed to provide an affordable healthy light source and help to improve the quality of life of people living in third world countries. The lantern is a joint project between by world-renowned artist, Olafur Eliasson and entrepreneur/innovative thinker, Frederik Ottesen. The lamp is based on a new...
Solar-powered cycle stand

Solar-powered cycle stand

Solar energy and cycling are seen as sustainable alternatives to transportation powered by fossil fuels. This efficient design brings the two together in a solar-powered cycle stand called SolarCell that produces a 70-watt light. Motion detectors integrated into the cycle stand have a range of 80 meters, triggering the embedded LED lighting to illuminate the...
Aesthetic sustainability

Aesthetic sustainability

Aesthetic sustainability is about rethinking sustainability. About moving away from decomposition and recreation and towards recycling and minimal consumption. Away from viewing products as having a life cycle (birth and death) and towards anti-consumption (or at least minimal consumption) and products that last a lifetime. The ultimate sustainability must be buying a few, good things...
Street design by Jeremy Edwards

Street design by Jeremy Edwards

Street design which is as free as it is generous, free then like free software, as if the pieces of vernacular design rejected in the street were a huge domain of formal code to manipulate, break, reconfigure and from it generate new forms. The Meuble Libre exhibition at the Naço Galerie in Paris will present works...