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Posts tagged 'Sustainable design'

Ending the destruction of our planet is a design challenge

We need to leave behind toxic materials, systems and products whose damage we can’t justify any longer Words by Cyrill Gutsch In December 2020, as

Opinion

In the design world, sustainability is too often skin deep

Companies are greenwashing their outside faces, but underneath lurks rampant unsustainable practices few are looking at Words by Oliver Theobald Objective sustainability is a conundrum

Opinion

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

Ten designers show how to work with what exists, rather than create anew R for Repair – a new exhibition opening in Singapore on 13

Design

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Made of biodegradable plastic, natural fibres and edible ink, Scribit Pen aims to tackle plastic pollution in the art supply industry Designed to promote a

Design

From duvet dresses to DIY hempcrete: the best graduate projects from Design Academy Eindhoven

Even without a graduation show, these students kept creative in lockdown Due to the pandemic, design students around the world have been unable to present

Design

Duffy London designs solar-powered bamboo water taxi

Developed for an Indonesian context, the Hari Pontoon could be used for more sustainable water-based public transport elsewhere Words by Hugh Metcalf Bamboo has been

Design

The 30 designers turning waste material into new products

New book Wasted by Katie Treggiden showcases the people and projects challenging the ‘take-make-waste’ model of the design industry Words by Francesca Perry Designers working

Design

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

The designer and eyewear brand unveiled the Lens Light collection during this year’s London Design Festival With a shared belief in ethical design, Yair Neuman

Design

Formafantasma’s century-spanning exhibition Cambio takes a holistic view of wood exploitation

The Serpentine Sackler has been filled with wood, and infused with specially-designed scents. Photo: George Darrell. The Amsterdam-based design duo’s exhibition at the Serpentine serves

Review

Craft, sustainability and emerging designers at Paris’ Maison & Objet

At the Paris design fair, several emerging design brands are pushing their focus towards a form of sustainable creation, whether through upcycling, recycling or encouraging

News

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Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

Who is London building upwards for?

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn

Uncover Portuguese design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Fireplace technology that puts simplicity and control at your fingertips

Tom Dixon launches new designs ‘virtually’ in Milan


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

Who is London building upwards for?

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn

Uncover Portuguese design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Fireplace technology that puts simplicity and control at your fingertips

Tom Dixon launches new designs ‘virtually’ in Milan


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality