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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.

Dining, cooking, learning, farming: AIR by OMA is a multifaceted adaptive reuse project in Singapore

Dining, cooking, learning, farming: AIR by OMA is a multifaceted adaptive reuse project in Singapore

Esteemed international practice OMA has completed AIR in Singapore, a genre-straddling project defined by openness and an emphasis on waste.

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.

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 latest ‘Whole Of Lifecycle Furniture’ initiatives: In review

The latest ‘Whole Of Lifecycle Furniture’ initiatives: In review

In Australia alone, 6.4 per cent of all waste generated comes from furniture and furnishings. In this article, we review today’s most impactful Whole Of Lifecycle Furniture practices.

Augmented natural strength with engineered stone

Augmented natural strength with engineered stone

By taking a natural material and adding to its pre-existing qualities, new possibilities emerge for improved performance, sustainability and innovation. A recent CPD Live session explains how this applies to engineered stone.

These beautiful objects are made from waste

These beautiful objects are made from waste

Waste not want not! These bold and innovative creators are designing objects and fashion using waste as their starting point.