New on D4S Global News News Archive April, 2011
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Product Sustainable dancefloor creates energy published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-29 08:56:57 UTC
This week I visited a lecture of Daan Roosengaarde in Shanghai, showing his interactive art/products which are, very often also sustainable. Above ...


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Material EcoGen; biodegradable starch based polymer published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-26 01:54:44 UTC
EcoGen is the product of a worldwide team of scientists, engineers and designers. First developed by British scientists in the late 1980s, recent patented ...


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Material Wallpaper absorbs pollutant from air and old building construction published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-24 03:29:25 UTC
Pollution due to contamination in building interiors continues to be a relevant topic. Numerous studies have proven that off-gassing in interiors has ...


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Material panels made from bamboo pulp published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-19 00:29:50 UTC
The panels/tiles are made from bamboo pulp, and have the feel of solid fibreboard. - Original colour: off-white - Paintable with wall paint - ...


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Product Trap lamps gives light without any energy published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-13 01:28:19 UTC
Trap Light is the result of an exciting collaboration between Gionata Gatto (Pedalator, Urban Buds) and Mike Thompson (Latro, Blood Lamp), proposing ...


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Material Ecocradle; Mushrooms as alternative to Styrofoam published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-12 12:12:08 UTC
The styrofoam that is usually used in packaging is basically solidified oil -- not so good for the environment. Ecocradle, by contrast, takes hardly ...


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CaseStudy Using bio-based material or not? That's the question published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-11 01:52:31 UTC
The USDA, US Department of Agriculture, is pushing forward with its bio-based procurement program. But is bio-based preferable over a technological ...


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Product No-emission commuter; foldable lightweight electric bike published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-09 07:06:09 UTC
Gocycle is a lightweight electric two-wheeler that combines on-demand power, portability and city-specific design innovations for an easy and no-emission ...


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Material Dyeing jeans with wine published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-08 00:46:53 UTC
Ecoyaa uses wine and korean traditional herbs based dyes to dye jeans. Colors vary between flesh pinks and bright reds to blues, deep indigo and pale ...


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CaseStudy Charting our water future; solutions in 4 case studies published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-02 02:40:39 UTC
*Economic frameworks to inform decision-making* Growing competition for scarce water resources is a growing business risk, a major economic ...