Articles tagged Sustainability

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Why Kenzo’s plastic AW20 set is a symbol for Bureau Betak’s commitment to the planet

Paris – The tubular build-out for the set will be reused ad infinitum, in accordance with a new sustainability pledge made by Alexandre de Betak and his agency.

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A former film studio provides the backdrop for a sustainable renovation

Surry Hills, Australia – In Australia, local firm Breathe Architecture repurposes a former Paramount Pictures headquarters into a sustainability-minded hotel.

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Think upcycling in fashion is just about garments? This store will prove you wrong

Hong Kong – For the interiors of The Fashion Door, a store in Hong Kong's K11 Musea, Leaping Creative fleshed out a concept that centres on one of southern China’s largest recycling …

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Fashion folly: Why designers and brands need to rethink the show

A totally revised fashion show model may be a while in the making, but there’s no time left to wait for radical conscientiousness – as indicated by Alexandre de Betak's sustainabilty commitment …

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Forget the green façade, IKEA’s commitment to car-free retail is the real headline

Vienna – IKEA's coming location in Vienna's city centre will be a car-free zone, reflecting the city's longterm goal to reduce car-travel and the company's move toward circularity.

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Why our awards trophies are 3D-printed from 730 recycled PET bottles

More than just a physical accolade, our Better Future Factory-designed awards are a reflection of Frame’s ethos of sustainability and innovation.

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Material reality: exploring the future of biodesign at Frame Awards with Natsai Audrey Chieza

Can biomaterials be the basis of building a sustainable economy? The Faber Futures founder-director will dive into the question with other innovators during the event.

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A Brazilian retail project offers a lesson in eco-friendly architecture

São Paulo – Part of three-building furniture store Micasa, a light wooden structure by Studio MK27, is a beacon for sustainable construction projects.

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How this flooring fair focuses on helping us feel – and live – better

Hannover – Domotex 2020's theme this year is Atmysphere, which invites exhibitors to present organic and sustainable flooring products that promote not just wellness, but wellbeing.

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How a surfacing company stays at the forefront of its sector

Modena, Italy – As Laminam launches its In-Side technology, R&D director Claudio Corniola explains how taking an artistic approach to research, minding sustainability and …

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DPA, Space10, Cutwork and UNStudio ask: What will tomorrow’s co-economy look like?

Amsterdam – We joined with Design Post Amsterdam to host Share or Subscribe: Product and Space in a Post-Ownership Era, with aims of furthering the conversation about today’s …

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Will you be travelling horizontally or vertically today? IED students revisit the train

Barcelona – Working with innovation and product development experts at Spain's premiere train maker Talgo, IED Barcelona design students create rail concepts that could put mass …