Sustainable Design News
Gogoro Unveils Eeyo 1 Ultralight eBike
Gogoro has unveiled Eeyo 1 ebike, designed to address the daily challenges of city life and takes a different approach to traditional ebikes by prioritizing agility over utility.
Sustainability Deep Dive 2020
IDSA's Sustainability Deep Dive 2020 is a three-day virtual event that will feature a comprehensive mix of expert presentations and skill-building sessions meant to produce a wellspring of innovative ideas and possibilities that are desperately needed to bring about change.
Microsoft's Sustainability Speaker Series to Present Mitchell Joachim
This Wednesday, Mitchell Joachim, Founder of Terreform ONE will talk about the future of sustainability and his mission to use the power of design to combat planetary extinction, as part of Microsoft's Sustainability Speaker Series.
Green Good Design 2020 Winners Announced
The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the winners of the 2020 Green Good Design Awards.
Ximo Roca Design Unveils Sound Absorbing Lamp 'Lamuda'
Ximo Roca Design recently unveiled 'Lamuda,' a sound-absorbing lamp crafted from sustainable materials.
Role Models Student Design Competition
Healthy Materials Lab at Parsons School of Design has launched a design competition that challenges design students to be role models to the rest of the design world by sharing their innovative approach to healthier design.
German Sustainability Award: Design
The German Sustainability Award has launched a new award category for sustainable design. The Award is intended to motivate designers to gear their work even more strongly towards sustainability and to provide top performance with momentum for continued success.
Plant Prefab and Koto Unveil Two New Net-Zero LivingHomes
Plant Prefab recently partnered with Koto Design to create two new and exclusive LivingHomes: Koto LivingHome 1 (Yksi) and Koto LivingHome 2 (Piha), just in time for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
CAKE Electric Motorcycles Launches Street-Legal Kalk INK SL
CAKE has launched the Kalk INK SL, a street-legal edition of the Kalk INK. Kalk INK SL is built to be a fast, hassle-free electric motorcycle that is as capable of backcountry free-riding as it is zipping around paved roads in an urban setting.
Morrama Designs Fully Sustainable Refillable Deodorant 'Wild'
Morrama recently worked with Wild for the launch of a biodegradable refillable deodorant, with 100% recyclable refills made of bamboo pulp.
Karim Rashid Designs Carri Tote for Hip
Karim Rashid has designed a reusable bag for Hip that tucks into the handle for easy-breezy storage. As a bonus, the bag fabric is made with 100% recycled material from single-use plastic water bottles!
Seymourpowell Unveils Quarter Car Concept
Seymourpowell has unveiled Quarter Car, an autonomous concept car presenting how the future of ride-sharing will look in urban environments, reinventing the passenger experience through partitions which allow for communal and private journeys within one vehicle.
UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects recently completed the UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing project in Santa Barbara, California.
MUJI Launches New Reusable Jute Tote Bag
Following New York City's plastic bag ban, MUJI is launching environmentally-friendly jute tote bags.
Pensole and Allbirds Launch Master Class Focused on Sustainable Design
Pensole has partnered with Allbirds to launch a new design master class on product creation informed by utilizing existing resources. This hands-on master class, which will take place from March 23 to April 10 in Portland, will comprise design programs in footwear, color and materials, and apparel and accessories.
Vattenfall Unveils World's First Fossil Free Crib
Vattenfall recently unveiled the world's first fossil-free crib to highlight the need to bring down the cost of fossil-free products for future generations.
Lewis Moberly Designs Identity and Eco-packaging for Skin Sapiens
Lewis Moberly has designed the brand identity and eco-packaging for new skincare brand SKIN SAPIENS. The new range is designed to clean, care and protect skin of all ages and skin types, even sensitive.
Sally Henderson Lecture on Green Design: Nature Inside, The Magic of Biophilic Interior Design
The Sally Henderson Lecture on Green Design is an annual event created to honor the memory of NYSID faculty member, Sally Henderson, who developed the College's first course in green design.
2020 AZ Awards for Design Excellence
Azure is calling for submissions for the 2020 AZ Awards. Now entering its 10th year, the AZ Awards celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world.
Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2020
The 2020 Red Dot Award: Design Concept is now open for submissions. Designers, design teams, companies, design studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit prototypes, marketable products, new ideas and design concepts for evaluation and to put their designs to the test.
The Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn by Clayton & Little
Clayton & Little recently designed the Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn which is part of Saxum Vineyard in Paso Robles, California.
AIA CA Launches 2020 Architecture at Zero Competition
The American Institute of Architects California (AIA CA) has launched the ninth annual Architecture at Zero competition. This competition strives to generate new, innovative ideas for zero net energy (ZNE) construction to help achieve California's goal for all new residential construction to be ZNE by 2020 and all new commercial construction to be ZNE by 2030.
Carnegie's Biobased Xorel Achieves Living Product Challenge Certification
Carnegie's Biobased Xorel, a groundbreaking high-performance textile sourced from sugar cane, achieved Living Product Challenge Certification.
iF Design Talent Award 2020
Submissions are now open for the first phase of 2020 iF Design Talent Award. Design students from around the world are invited to submit ideas and concepts that address the most pressing challenges facing our society.
2020 Ray of Hope Prize
The Biomimicry Institute is looking for startups that have created products, services or technologies to be considered for the 2020 Ray of Hope Prize, a $100,000 prize competition that provides participants funding and tools to accelerate their path to commercial success.
Moxon Architects Wins Design Competition for Sustainable Timber Bridge for Balingen
Moxon Architects has won an invited competition for a pedestrian and cycle bridge for the town of Balingen in southern Germany.
World Habitat Awards 2020
World Habitat, in collaboration with UN-Habitat, has announced the 2020 World Habitat Awards. The Awards recognizes and highlights innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programs from across the world.
CAKE Unveils Electric On-and-Off Road Capable Utility Motorcycle Ösa
CAKE has unveiled Ösa, a clean and efficient utility vehicle with integrated power station and off-road capabilities.
Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP Launch 'TECLA' 3D Printed House
Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP have launched TECLA - a prototype for a 3D printed habitat, near Bologna, Italy.
Fritz Hansen Launches N02 Recycle, Designed by nendo
nendo recently designed a new, all-purpose chair made from upcycled plastic for Fritz Hansen. The N02 Recycle is Fritz Hansen's first chair produced in colored, recycled polypropylene.