New on D4S Global News News Archive July, 2012
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Material Paper as a textile published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-31 13:15:56 UTC
Paper is a cellulose non-woven and has therefor similar characteristics as cotton and viscose. Textiles made form paper can be crisp, translucent, ...


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Product Staple-less stapler published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-28 17:36:18 UTC
The EcoStapler is great example of sustainability and functionality. The pocket-size object is light weighted and can staple 3 sheets at a time without ...


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CaseStudy Sustainable strategies; The eco-brand; Freitag published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-27 16:26:17 UTC
Back in 1993, graphic designer brothers Markus and Daniel Freitag were on the lookout for a messenger bag. Zurich citizens worthy of the name travel ...


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Material Re-use used products, parts and rejects published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-27 15:48:44 UTC
Reestore tries to avoid traditional eco materials in favour of contemporary finishes, fabrics and above all style. Managing Director Max McMurdo is ...


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Product The drinking fountain published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-27 15:48:19 UTC
The drinking fountain is a ceramic water cooler that is connected to the existing water supply. it can be placed in a public environment, in- or outdoor. ...


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Product Eau Good uses acient methods to filter water published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-25 11:41:20 UTC
I love the fact that Black + Blum use an old japanese technique, to filter water from all stuff the Britta does as well only for 6 months in stead ...


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CaseStudy Laptops more sustainable than desktops due to new technology and integration published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-25 11:39:12 UTC
Fraunhofer institute did a research on the global warming impact of different computer styles. Conclusion is that laptops are more environmental friendly ...


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Product Luxury hotelroom at the airport; a stack of sea containers published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-24 17:55:02 UTC
A few meters away of the arrival gates at Schiphol Airport you can find a intriguing building, a stack of shipping containers. Concrete, led by frustration ...


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Material Bamboo's versatility published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-23 13:44:56 UTC
Bamboo is a wonder plant by all accounts. Its many uses include erosion control, watershed protection, soil remediation, and environmental greening. ...


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Material Dye without water published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-07-23 13:39:47 UTC
Airdye is a water-less dye process for synthetic fabrics and materials. AirDye technology eliminates hazardous wastewater as a byproduct of dyeing ...