The future of car travel? Incredible self-driving electric car concept can hoover up the pollution from other vehicles and includes a dining room-style space that can be turned into a double BED – and could go into production by 2023.
Dirty Labs Co-Founder and CEO David Watkins tells his story and shares advice on creating a product that transcends the current “greenwashing” phenomenon.
As designers, pay attention to the “Compact by Design” label.
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.Continue reading
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.
[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
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
In a landmark move, the European Parliament voted today to support consumers’ Right to Repair. The resolution was adopted with 395 in favour and just 94 against, with 207 abstentions.
“By adopting this report, the European Parliament sent a clear message: harmonised mandatory labelling indicating durability and tackling premature obsolescence at EU level are the way forward,” said Rapporteur David Cormand, MEP from France.Continue reading
From today I’m posting the best design, innovation, sustainability Instagram’s profile starting with Sustainability Champions which is really inspiring.