Posts tagged "sustainable design"
Furniture from the source

Furniture from the source

New York based designer Stephen Burks is collaborating with the Indonesian hardwoods furniture producer From The Source on a new dynamic collection combining pattern and colour. Deep dark rosewood cabinets are offset by soft stripes of reclaimed teak, zigzagging across the doors. Playful steel branches in bright colours support each piece, energizing the diverse palette...
Bågar by Brikolör

Bågar by Brikolör

The storage Bågar (means ‘bows’) by Brikolör will be launched at a separate exhibition at Biologiska Museum in Stockholm on 9 February. Made in varnished MDF and available in several colours and in either 2-bows or 4-bows wide. The sections are available in three separate heights. Bågar is made by hand from certified cabinet makers...
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...
Electric recharge terminals for electric vehicles

Electric recharge terminals for electric vehicles

The recharge terminals designed by eliumstudio are the very first concrete proposals made available to the market by Schneider Electric, to respond to the domestic and urban needs of electric vehicles. Unveiled at Biennale de St Etienne 2010 and at the Peugeot, Citroën and Renault stands during the latest Paris Motor Show (which resembled incidentally...

A changing role for design

The recent Industrial Design Summit 2010 in Cannes attracted top management in design and technological sectors from some of the worlds leading corporations including Audi, Lego, Samsung, Volvo, Scania, Sony Ericsson, Absolut, Campari, Bentley, Carlsberg, 3M and Nokia to mention a few. David Carlson of David Report was chairman and acting as moderator for the...

Sharing design knowledge in Arnhem Holland

Last week DesignBoost – Made in [Arnhem] took place in Arnhem Holland. It was produced by Swedish knowledge company DesignBoost in collaboration with Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, ArtEZ hogeschool voor de kunsten, Premsela and City of Arnhem. The theme was “Design for Life”. Designboost has put together a movie with images, films and sounds...
Muuto adds new design perspectives

Muuto adds new design perspectives

Muuto adds new design perspectives to their collection of furniture, lighting and accessories by some of the leading Scandinavian designers. Muuto’s first new product launch of autumn 2010 includes a new interpretation of the classic industry lamp and a table with a characteristic and environmentally conscious concept. The UNFOLD pendant lamp offers a new take...
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...
Has design reached its sell by date?

Has design reached its sell by date?

We thought it could be good timing to remind about our latest in-depth report called Time to Rethink Design the day before the start of the Milan Design Week. Has Design reached its sell by date? Have we not fulfilled Design’s 20th Century’s mission to market, style, brand, and added value, to innovate and to...
DesignBoost Stockholm streamed online!

DesignBoost Stockholm streamed online!

The BoostTalk on Friday 12 February during DesignBoost Arkitekturmuseet in Stockholm was sold out in thirty minutes. Designboost is now happy to announce that they will stream all lectures, panels and seminar online on Friday 12th between 9.45am and 5.15pm. You can listen to personalities like Karim Rashid, Ross Lovegrove, Ilse Crawford, Stephen Burks, Ineke...