Maybe our claim is a little bold, but we truly believe things should be designed for sustainability. Design defines how material objects look and feel and how they are used. If sustainability is taken into account at the very beginning — in the design phase — the products we use, and the spaces we live in, can influence our way of living to be more sustainable. Is contemporary design taking sustainability into account? Where better to look than at Clerkenwell Design week, the renowned design festival that brings together the latest innovations by some of the best creative forces and encompasses the true spirit of the design community.
Noho.co launches ergonomic sustainable chair made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon, designed for people and the planet
noho.co, an all-new D2C brand designing ‘life-enriching furniture’ to improve the well—being of both people and our planet, has partnered with Aquafil to launch a revolutionary everyday chair line for Spring 2020, called the noho move™ chair, made from upcycled waste plastic. noho tapped into ECONYL® nylon for its sustainable and regenerative qualities to reimagine […]
Are you feeling a little bit of eco-anxiety? Here is how we tried to defeat it in this project with action and collaboration. It’s the story of how a group of “like-worried” people came together to try to make a sustainable, beautiful, Nepalese rug that wouldn’t cost the earth. And in the process, they tested […]
Forecast trendsetter Rikke Skytte warns the audience during a keynote about sustainability and trends, “Attention, no one is coming to save you. This life is 100% your responsibility”. From here, we’re taken on a fantastic journey that highlights trends and the future of humanity, where sustainability is a megatrend that is here to stay and […]
The intensive collaboration between Tarkett and Aquafil over recent years goes beyond the traditional customer and supplier relationship. The result is a significant step towards circular economy. Tarkett has sourced PA6 and ECONYL® regenerated nylon from Aquafil for more than a decade and uses ECONYL® yarn in its Desso AirMaster carpet tiles, for example. Now, […]
Interface redesigns Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The carpet tiles are made with ECONYL® yarn.
Modular flooring manufacturer Interface partnered with the design company Source8 to redesign Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The challenge was to transform the 1,700m2 Data Experts Office, which covers one floor, into a multifunctional hub of creativity and productivity, creating a balance between the company’s heritage – Rolls Royce established over 100 years ago […]
MEDIUM – Fishing nets become an urban boardwalk, that becomes next year’s couture: a sustainability adventure taking place in Chicago.
This is the story of a long adventure into sustainability and circular design that was fueled by NeoCon. From the NeoConversations podcast discussing the sustainable responsibility of designers and architects, to beautiful flooring in the first installation of the NeoCon Plaza, to a series of cyclical design and fashion products — we saw the impact […]