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Marvellous Materials: 3 Inventive Products That Hardly Leave a Footprint

Marvellous Materials: 3 Inventive Products That Hardly Leave a Footprint

From compostable bioplastics to inflatable performance spaces, here are three creative objects that minimize waste.

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30 days ago

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Waste Not: 8 Products That Reduce Unwanted Material

Waste Not: 8 Products That Reduce Unwanted Material

From lamps made from their own packaging to buildings that use ice cream bucket cladding, here are projects that are making circular economies the new normal.

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November 7, 2017

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This Farm on a Bike Delivers Carbon-Free Greens

This Farm on a Bike Delivers Carbon-Free Greens

This People’s Industrial Design Office concept for a garden on wheels may inspire the takeout meals of the future.

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November 6, 2017

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Dutch Design Week’s Pavilion Takes Recycle, Reduce, Reuse to New Levels

Dutch Design Week’s Pavilion Takes Recycle, Reduce, Reuse to New Levels

The centrepiece of Dutch Design Week is the People’s Pavilion, a bold, temporary experiment in material reuse.

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October 20, 2017

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Interface’s Proof Positive Is the World’s First Carbon-Negative Carpet Tile

Interface’s Proof Positive Is the World’s First Carbon-Negative Carpet Tile

With the launch of the world’s first carbon-negative carpet tile, Interface has exceeded even its own ambition to halt damage to the environment.

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October 20, 2017

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Daoust Lestage Created a Sustainable Glass House Outside Montreal

Daoust Lestage Created a Sustainable Glass House Outside Montreal

Not all glass houses are created equal. This one, constructed by Daoust Lestage outside Montreal, is an energy-efficient marvel.

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October 16, 2017

Section: Architecture

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What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

As if the concept of the first-ever World Design Summit isn’t big enough, the Montreal event will bring together an international roster of design thinkers who share the common goal of creating positive social and environmental change.

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October 13, 2017

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The Best of EDIT, Toronto’s Future-Friendly Design Festival

The Best of EDIT, Toronto’s Future-Friendly Design Festival

EDIT, the Toronto design gathering that concluded on October 8, billed itself as the “Festival of the Future.” But it was impossible to separate it from the present.

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October 12, 2017

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Oxygen Park is a Green Lung in the Doha Desert

Oxygen Park is a Green Lung in the Doha Desert

As the capital of Qatar, Doha isn’t lacking in gorgeous architecture, and its global reputation for extreme building continues to grow with Oxygen Park.

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October 10, 2017

Section: Architecture

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Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Since pre-history, food scarcity has been a problem. And while technology has raised crop yields, we still have to confront the problem of distribution.

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October 2, 2017

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