Category Archives: sustainable design

Amazon launches “Climate Pledge Friendly” program

Series of Climate Pledge Friendly logos used on product packaging to signify green-certified

https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/sustainability/amazon-launches-climate-pledge-friendly-program

As designers, pay attention to the “Compact by Design” label.

The dark side of the Nordic Model

Extinction Rebellion demonstrators protest in front of Norway‘s embassy during the launch of a new wave of civil disobedience in Berlin, Germany, October 11, 2019 [Christian Mang/Reuters]
Extinction Rebellion demonstrators protest in front of Norway‘s embassy during the launch of a new wave of civil disobedience in Berlin, Germany, October 11, 2019 [Christian Mang/Reuters]

Scandinavians have it all. Universal public healthcare and education that is the envy of the world. Reasonable working hours with plenty of paid vacation. They have some of the highest levels of happiness on the planet, and top virtually every ranking of human development.   

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Sustainable Gifts for the Eco-Minded Designer

Sustainable design gifts are getting ever-more popular these days as people become more aware of the harm products can do to the planet. Give a gift to friends and family that delights while also reducing their carbon footprint.

VISIT CORE77 TO GET YOUR GIFTS READY FOR CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

Biomimicry or Biomimetics? — MCAD Sustainable Design Blog

[This post is modified from Bio-Inspired Buzzwords: Biomimicry and Biomimetics] I don’t think a week goes by without someone asking me about biomimicry. I’m happy to comply, as the principles and practices of biomimicry is so core to sustainable design (and so fun to talk about!). One question that arises often is: “What’s the difference […]

Biomimicry or Biomimetics? — MCAD Sustainable Design Blog

Design for Humanity: People and Planet

Is the quest for inclusive design so difficult that we need so many different terms? Are new-fangled methodologies improving the situation if the aims are the same? Many different ways of promoting the process of designing inclusively is surely confusing everyone. Enter “Humanity-Centred Design”. This one is a bit different because it’s about the planet […]

Design for Humanity: People and Planet — Centre for Universal Design Australia

Sustainability Champions

From today I’m posting the best design, innovation, sustainability Instagram’s profile starting with Sustainability Champions which is really inspiring.

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