New on D4S Global News News Archive May, 2012
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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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. ...


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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. ...