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“A perfect example of the design of the future”: Patricia Urquiola and Mater in Milan

“A perfect example of the design of the future”: Patricia Urquiola and Mater in Milan

We spoke to Ketil Årdal, CEO of Danish green-tech design brand, Mater, as they unveiled the Alder collection at Milan Design Week.

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

Adaptive reuse is all the rage across the design industry, and rightly so. Here, we present a selection of articles on this most effective approach to sustainability.

Comment: Encouraging children to thrive in sustainable and inclusive outdoor classrooms

Comment: Encouraging children to thrive in sustainable and inclusive outdoor classrooms

Hamish Dounan, Director of Sydney-based landscape architecture studio, CONTEXT, shares his insights on the possibilities of outdoor learning in education design.

Radical logics of connectedness and circular economy with Chris Fox

Radical logics of connectedness and circular economy with Chris Fox

We sat down with Chris Fox to speculate on the future of regenerative architecture, circular economy and experimenting with vegetation in and on buildings.

Today Design, tomorrow the zero-waste workplace

Today Design, tomorrow the zero-waste workplace

In a veritable feast of recycled material, modular efficiency and functional flexibility, Studio Edwards has designed a zero-waste workplace for Today Design.

The Waste Refinery: Beautiful objects made from waste

The Waste Refinery: Beautiful objects made from waste

Running from 6 November 2021 to 16 January 2022 at National Design Centre, the exhibition features 20 international and local creators designing with waste as the starting point.

Pushing For A Circular Economy: Saturday Indesign Ambassador Tan Szue Hann

Pushing For A Circular Economy: Saturday Indesign Ambassador Tan Szue Hann

Tan Szue Hann is a man on a mission. Through his role at MINIWIZ Singapore, he wants to see recycling become a way of life here, and show how design can elevate the value of materials considered ‘waste’.

The changing face of modern recycling

The changing face of modern recycling

New Zealand’s Method Recycling is changing behaviours and minds regarding how we see waste with their award-winning bins and philosophy of Open Plan Recycling.

EcoSoft: Diverting plastic waste from the oceans with Upstream carpet tiles

EcoSoft: Diverting plastic waste from the oceans with Upstream carpet tiles

The amount of plastic the world produces is of increasing concern to designers and environmentalists alike. Thankfully, Carpets Inter has a solution – EcoSoft.

Westpac NZ Bins & Wins With Method Recycling

Westpac NZ Bins & Wins With Method Recycling

There is a strong culture around looking after the environment and reducing carbon footprints at Westpac, and nowhere is this clearer than at their New Zealand offices which have implemented Method Recycling.

A top to bottom sustainable office: Visy Melbourne HQ

A top to bottom sustainable office: Visy Melbourne HQ

Taking eco thinking to the next level, the Visy headquarters in Melbourne takes sustainability to new heights.

Recycling redesigned for the modern workspace

Recycling redesigned for the modern workspace

Method Recycling has changed the way we think about recycling – with its signature 60L Office Recycling Bins, the team are shifting waste behaviours while complementing modern aesthetics.