New on D4S Global News News Archive August, 2014
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CaseStudy The Resurgence of Craftsmanship in Design and its impact on Sustainability published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-08-22 16:59:22 UTC
*The resurgence of craftsmanship in design, and its impact on sustainability* In recent years the demand for mass-produced furniture reached its ...


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CaseStudy Extending the life of your furnishings published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-08-22 16:59:03 UTC
*Extending the life of your furnishings* It is a fact that if you take good care of your furnishings they will last much longer, saving you the ...


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Product Sugar and Spice a modular shoe for parts replacement and recycling published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-08-21 14:07:31 UTC
Despite its groundbreaking premise, the Sugar & Spice hasn’t been the roaring success that Patagonia had hoped it would be. The first—and so far, only—shoe ...


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Product Revolutionary cordless 100W vacuum cleaner published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-08-14 17:44:36 UTC
I happen to have done a bit of research in sustainable value of vacuum cleaners lately so I keep my eyes open for new sustainable vacuum clean solutions. ...


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Product No-emission commuter; foldable lightweight electric bike published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-08-12 12:39:33 UTC
Gocycle is a lightweight electric two-wheeler that combines on-demand power, portability and city-specific design innovations for an easy and no-emission ...


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Material Recycled felt and leather carpets and wallcoverings published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-08-06 09:30:58 UTC
Floor and Friends re-uses fabrics and bonded leather to produce their hand-made carpets and wall coverings. Wool felt in 53 colours is used to make ...


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Material Recycled and devulcanized rubber published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-08-06 09:30:27 UTC
Rubber manufacturers typically throw off waste of 5 to 15 percent – it’s a cost of doing business. These manufacturers now have another, more profitable ...