Monthly Archives: May 2018

Recycled plastic “will soon be the only choice”

A new generation of sustainably minded designers is pioneering ways of using recycled plastic as a raw material, as concern over pollution increases.

For decades, “virgin plastic” has been used to produce everything from food packaging to furniture. But, as the environmental impact of this material becomes more apparent, an increasing number of designers are exploring alternatives. https://www.dezeen.com/2018/02/02/recycled-plastic-only-choice-say-designers/

 

Customization in furniture, toys and fashion may be a new trend

“We’re living in a culture where everything we consume and interact with can be tailored to our personal needs, and this expectation for the customisation of our lives and surroundings has – in recent years – found its way to our possessions. But what does the rise of personalisation mean for design? How does it change our products and the design process behind them? Last night It’s Nice That and IKEA hosted The Future of Design: How Personalisation is on the rise for the mass audience, a panel discussion exploring the topic, featuring four experts in the field”.

Via ItsNiceThat: https://goo.gl/dJeRLe