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Do you know a fungus that serves as a sustainable packaging?

Do you know a fungus that serves as a sustainable packaging?

This technology was initially a school experience, and ended up in a big discovery. From a fungus, the company Ecoative can produce a dense, sturdy and malleable material that may serve as raw [...]

Design: A simple detail can make a product 80% more sustainable

Design: A simple detail can make a product 80% more sustainable

‘To turn design into something socially and ecologically responsible, it must be radical and revolutionary.’ The quote comes from one of the pioneers, theorists and activists of smart [...]

Gil Anderi: “the beginning and the end of a product are the same: nature”

Gil Anderi: “the beginning and the end of a product are the same: nature”

In recent decades, sustainability issues have achieved space, something unknown until then in society. Environmental impact concern has grown and the problems to be taken into consideration [...]

Do you know how a circular vegetable garden with hens works?

Do you know how a circular vegetable garden with hens works?

Whether in a small farm or the living room, it’s possible to have a small vegetable garden and produce food efficiently. Amongst many techniques on how to better use small areas, there’s [...]

How to decorate your house reusing materials you already have?

How to decorate your house reusing materials you already have?

Decoration projects around the world are using discarded materials to make beautiful rooms; you can also get started with PET bottles, wood and other basic materials

Study: design-led companies have 32% more revenue

Study: design-led companies have 32% more revenue

According to a McKinsey study with 300 companies, design-led companies' revenue is higher, and shareholders have a 56% increase in their return

Affective sustainability reiterates responsibility in design

Affective sustainability reiterates responsibility in design

Planning of new products should take into consideration the origin of raw material, its lifespan, reuse of materials and proper disposal - in addition to taking note of the product role and [...]

Brazilian project wins international architecture award

Brazilian project wins international architecture award

Children’s Village was designed to serve students in rural Tocantins. The project by Brazilian architects adds value to local construction, and was considered Project of the Year by Riba

“When you think about product disposal, that’s design”, says professor

“When you think about product disposal, that’s design”, says professor

For Marcelo Silva Oliveira, coordinator of the design course at Mackenzie Presbyterian University, sustainable design begins with conceiving a new product, and is present throughout the life of [...]