New on D4S Global News News Archive September, 2012
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Material Gypsum that cleans VOC's out of the air published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-28 06:50:44 UTC
AirRenew™ Gypsum Board is for use in interior walls and ceilings and is specially designed to offer a healthier living and working environment by improving ...


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Material Extra thin tiles, 50% reduction of material, carbon footprint published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-28 06:50:26 UTC
Ceracasa introduces one of the most significant product innovations of recent years. The tile body is reduced to half of the thickness ( the 11 mm ...


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Product Re-Imagined chairs made locally of reclaimed furniture published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-26 08:40:39 UTC
Re-Imagine is a project born out of questioning our resourcefulness and our attitudes towards waste. It builds on the Studiomama’s interests in expediency ...


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Product Transporting natural light to dark corners published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-25 15:17:25 UTC
Parans brings indoor lighting systems powered by solar energy or more precise light. In the SP2 panels are placed outside a building to capture sunlight ...


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Product Watter; makes non-toxic disinfectant out of water and salt published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-25 06:26:22 UTC
While crossing the African continent, twin brothers Arjan and Alfred Koop, became aware of the true meaning of sanitation or the lack thereof in especially ...


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Material unglazed homogeneous porcelain stoneware; Pico published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-22 07:43:18 UTC
“Pico” focuses on revealing the matter as a substance itself - the compressed sand and minerals that constitute ceramic tiles. Intended to maintain ...


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CaseStudy Conference: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION 2012 published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-21 09:33:59 UTC
The Centre for Sustainable Design organises the 17th International Conference "Towards Sustainable Product Design", this time its theme is *Resource ...


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CaseStudy Creating a new market; products of recycled "waste" published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-21 06:29:45 UTC
Flex/the Innovationlab helped We Beat the Mountain with their go-to-market strategy and product design. We Beat the Mountain: VISION We Beat ...


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Product Growing a chair; Vegetal Chair published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-20 16:52:08 UTC
In 19th century North America young trees were shaped over the course of several years until they adopted the contours of a chair. Ronan and Erwan ...


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Material Tiles with 70% less material available in 3.5 mm thick tiles from 3 x 1 m! published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-09-20 06:52:57 UTC
Unique lightweight PORCELAIN KERLITE slabs are produced via a revolutionary technical process. Features include: 3mm slab thickness, weighs less than ...