New on D4S Global News News Archive April, 2014
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CaseStudy Droog offers Downloadable design published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-04-27 13:30:32 UTC
No longer from the furniture store, but with a download from a website, design goods take the form of a digital blueprint that the consumer takes to ...


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CaseStudy Light Bulb recycling machines gives out rewards published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-04-27 13:30:21 UTC
The United Nations is urging countries across the globe to phase-out old style incandescent light bulbs and switch to low-energy compact fluorescent ...


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CaseStudy Using pest plants in high end furniture published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-04-18 15:04:33 UTC
PIE studio uses only renewable and sustainable natural resources, recycled/recyclable synthetic materials and non-toxic additives in its designs and ...


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CaseStudy Value in resource efficiency published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-04-18 15:04:06 UTC
Chief Financial Officers typical expect energy saving projects to have an average internal rate of return of investment of about 20%. A recent research ...


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Product Viking in a flat pack and no it is not an IKEA published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-04-16 11:50:01 UTC
The italian company Poltona Frau reconceived quality furniture with a do-it-yourself version. Sold dismantled inside a beautifully, elegant packaging ...


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CaseStudy Fairphone; a great designed smartphone putting social values first published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-04-11 14:11:45 UTC
Fairphone is opening up the supply chain of smart phones to make its processes, pricing and practices transparent and fair. The electronics industry ...


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Product W+W Washbasin and Watercloset integrated published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-04-07 08:40:10 UTC
Now every drop counts for two. All of the water that falls into the white ceramic of the washbasin follows an exclusive drainage system. Thanks to ...


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Material Decorative sheet material made from recycled newsprint published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-04-07 08:39:21 UTC
The Environ biocomposite® product line is made from recycled newsprint, a soy-based resin and color additives. Environ biocomposite® is sold in 3'x6 ...


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Product Chainless, hybrid foldable bike published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-04-03 09:42:49 UTC
Any bike is a sustainable way of transport but the Footloose, this fun looking foldable hybrid bike might be able to get people out of their cars and ...