New on D4S Global News News Archive May, 2012
CaseStudy ClimateCare; a sustainable finance model brings CO2 reduction and drinkwater to the developing world published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-31 07:36:58 UTC
Structured finance designed by the "profit for purpose" organisation offers companies, NGOs and nation states the chance to put private funds behind ...

Material OLED Organic LED's power efficient light surfaces published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-30 07:37:52 UTC
OLEDs – how do they work? Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are semiconductors made of layers of thin organic materials only a few nanometers ...

Product Doing laundry with 90% less water published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-29 19:27:45 UTC
Like many breakthrough ideas, the origin of the Xeros cleaning process was borne from transferring known science in one world to an entirely different ...

Product Instantly adaptable stroller from one to two kids and vv published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-28 07:45:59 UTC
Thanks to an innovative adjustable mechanism that can change the width of the stroller, in just three simple clicks the Bugaboo Donkey transforms with ...

Product Cooling with water using traditional middle-eastern techniques published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-26 08:00:51 UTC
Designer's own words: The 'ecooler' tile screen offers an alternative for cooling internal spaces without the use of electricity it is based on ...

Product Biomimicry 3D printed lamps published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-23 18:57:12 UTC
The Hyphae lamp is a series of organic table lamps based on how veins form in leaves. Each lamp is a completely one-of-a-kind design 3D-printed in ...

Material Rhubarb tanned leather published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-21 15:22:14 UTC
Typical making leather is a dirty business with lot's of water consumption and polluted waste water. Ecopell is making a leather with a smaller environmental ...

Product Broom chair from recycled material published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-21 15:21:35 UTC
The american furniture producer, known for its long lasting recycled aluminum chairs, again joined with Philippe Starck to develop a new chair. This ...

CaseStudy Co-designed sneakers published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-20 05:36:29 UTC
!SYOU is a new way to think about sneaker design. A fresh sneaker concept mixing on-the-edge design, high quality materials. Designed by Co-Design. ...

Material EPP Expanded PolyPropylen published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-05-18 06:22:47 UTC
Smooth skinned, EPP exists mainly out of air, only 5% of its volume is actual material. It is completely odour- less, emissionfree, and is 100% recyclable. ...