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MehrWert NRW

Design students at the University of Wuppertal and the Folkwang University of the Arts are participating in the contest “Lebensmittel sind mehr wert”, or “Food is valuable” and are designing sustainable media and product solutions. The project was initiated by the Consumer Direct of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Category: Ecological Product and Service Design, Shaping Society, Sustainable design made in NRW / Keyword: , , , , , / 27. December 2016

Change by Design (or by Disaster)

Ursula Tischner asks the provocative question: Change by design or by disaster? and talks about designers’ opportunities and responsibility with regards to the environment and society.

Category: Shaping Society, Sustainable design made in NRW / Keyword: , , , / 23. December 2016

Recycling Design Prize

The Recycling Design Prize is an open contest that has been organised by the Arbeitskreis RecyclingBörse since 2006/2007. The contest deals with the issues of resource conservation and recycling by way of redesign.

Category: Ecological Product and Service Design, Profiles Design & Art, Sustainable design made in NRW / Keyword: , , , , , , / 22. December 2016

Trinkhallen Schickeria

Lena Schröder is a fashion designer and the founder of the slow fashion label ‘Trinkhallen Schickeria’. She has been putting on the Cologne design market ‘Der Super Markt’ for eight years already and started running the Cologne store ‘Kleiderei’ in May 2016.

Category: Ecological Product and Service Design, Profiles Design & Art, Sustainable design made in NRW / Keyword: , , , / 17. December 2016

Backwood

Martin Weiß builds wooden surfboards for his label Backwood to foster sustainability in surfing. We visited him in his workshop in Aachen.

Category: Ecological Product and Service Design, Sustainable design made in NRW / Keyword: , , , , , / 16. December 2016

wiederverwandt

The Cologne-based planning office wiederverwandt has been offering sustainable and ecologically reasonable room and design concepts since 2011. They work on everything from the renovation of older buildings to organic food service objects, store concepts and individual furniture pieces.

Category: Ecological Product and Service Design, Profiles Design & Art, Sustainable design made in NRW / Keyword: , , , , , , / 15. December 2016

Grünstreifen Design Studio

Franziska and Julia of the Grünstreifen Design Studio combine unconventional design solutions with sustainable aspects which calls for the courage to defy design trends.

Category: Profiles Design & Art, Sustainable design made in NRW / Keyword: , , , / 9. December 2016

eco design forum – Team and participants

Eco Design Forum – Impressions

The premiere of our ECO DESIGN FORUM international in Israel and Palestine at the end of October was a success! Here is a photostory with our first impressions.

Category: ECO DESIGN FORUM / Keyword: , , , , , , , / 29. November 2016