Recent Case Studies

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Bamboo as language and basis for a chair
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-01-29 22:14:03 UTC
Creation “9707”: Bamboo Chair The Bamboo chair was designed to commemorate the ten year anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. The chair celebrates both China’s heritage, as well as the country’s transition into the modern 21st century. Bamboo …
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Invitation to OLED Webinar, 22nd of January 4PM CET (Amsterdam)
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-01-16 16:05:59 UTC
I have been writing on OLED technology before as this new technology not only providing energy efficient lighting but also a technology giving a lot …
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IMM Cologne: my favorite Sustainable Brand positioning
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-01-14 17:20:14 UTC
This is my brand discovery of this weeks IMM Cologne, one of the worlds biggest furniture fairs. Extremis, a Belgium brand of outdoor furniture. They deliver on their mission: _Added value, innovate or die, we love the planet, classics of the future …
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Control energy, water and gas consumption
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-12-07 12:46:55 UTC
Waacs is not promoting itself as a “green” design agency but is alway looking with customers what options are. In this case the goal was to create interaction between user and the system to change user behavior towards more sustainable behavior. The client …
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Stronger concrete with CO2 injection
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-12-06 08:49:36 UTC
CarbonCure is a piece of equipment that makes it possible to inject CO2 gas, from for instance emissions of nearby other production, into concrete when it is made into prefab stones and slabs. It can be integrated in all type of machines. The results? Stronger …
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Creating Behavior Change Webinar by Sheldon Group on December 13, 2012
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-30 08:01:59 UTC
What do these consumers have in common? 90% of Americans have purchased a green product, but haven’t continued to do so. Half of Americans said they made 1–3 energy-efficient home improvements, but still saw increases in their utility bill. …
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FairWear improves labour situation in fashion manufacturing
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-29 15:09:51 UTC
Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) is an independent, non-profit organisation that works with companies and factories to improve labour conditions for garment workers. FWF’s 80 member companies represent over 120 brands, and are based in seven European countries …
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SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION 2012: Trends
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-27 17:49:01 UTC
Herewith the conclusion of 2 days of Sustainable Innovation workshops in October 2012; What are the trends at this moment? Great transformation: major global climate, economic, food, material, water and energy challenges are leading thinkers to call …
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Mobile services improving farmer income and prevent deceases
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-21 08:54:44 UTC
On D4S there is much focus on physical product design but Product Service Systems can have a hugh impact on peoples live as this case of Nokia shows. Nokia has different offerings from "mobile gathering of health information to prevent spreading of deceases …
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Supercool and robust sustainable kids fashion
by: caspar honee, 2012-11-19 08:19:06 UTC
Gioia Mondo is truly unique using playing children as a starting point for design. The brand knows exactly how to combine this with fashion and quality. Gioia Mondo believes that children should be well dressed and look cool but most important be unconstrained …

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