New on D4S Global News News Archive June, 2011
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Product Charge mobile phones and gadgets with kinetic energy published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-29 07:25:28 UTC
To solve the problem that you run out of battery power in the middle of nowhere, Tremont Electric created the nPower PEG, a personal energy generator. ...


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CaseStudy Bamboo as language and basis for a chair published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-27 23:37:02 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 ...


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Product Integrating shoebox and bag reduces resources and waste published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-24 04:05:48 UTC
UMA partnered with designer Yves Béhar, of San Francisco based fuseproject, to rethink the way the millions of pairs of shoes that it sells each year ...


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CaseStudy Make to order not for stock published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-22 04:09:32 UTC
FEIT was founded in 2005 as a response to a mass produced, bottom line driven industry. An industry disconnected from the traditional art of shoe making. ...


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Product Superlight aircraft chair saves 950kg on aircraft weight published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-17 04:08:49 UTC
A british aerospace start-up, Acro Aircraft, wanted to develop a product that would bring the aircraft industry significant savings and thus gave them ...


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CaseStudy How are cars recycled; EU published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-14 00:58:47 UTC
The automotive End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) process in the EU is well documented and researched. The legislation in the EU implemented in the '90's and ...


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Product Wood flooring in the shape of the tree published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-10 04:54:24 UTC
Bolefloor produces wooden floorboards in the shape of the trees used for it. By scanning and fitting the flooring looks naturally beautiful and hardly ...


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CaseStudy New and super fashionable Gioia Mondo! published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-09 08:01:30 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. ...


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Product "green pimping" older cars published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-09 01:29:32 UTC
Car manufacturers state they now produce more economical cars with lower emissions. Most of the cars produced today are still equiped with exact the ...


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CaseStudy Lead free solder published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-06-08 09:24:01 UTC
The USA Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as well the IKP, University of Stuttgart, have performed a life-cycle assessment (LCA) of the environmental ...