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By Alastair Fuad-Luke

The Eco-Design instruction manual is the 1st publication to offer the best-designed items for each element of the house and workplace, together with the main environmentally sound fabrics and development items. The e-book comprises 3 crucial parts. An advent places ahead the background and most modern pondering in eco-friendly layout techniques. Its center includes sections dedicated to designated illustrated descriptions of items for household dwelling and items for the place of work or work-related actions. The 3rd point is an unlimited reference resource, defining to be had fabrics, from natural to in particular constructed eco-sensitive composites after which delivering special details on brands, layout studios, eco-friendly firms, on-line info, in addition to extra interpreting and a thesaurus of worthwhile phrases and ideas. finally, a complete index permits the reader to discover any product, clothier or producer immediately. this can be a entire source, both necessary for the extensive customer marketplace and for layout execs.

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Chest of Drawer s is an object su spended in tim e, ne ither permanent nor tran sient , and de mon str at es the recycling of dozen s of original (drawer) designs that fashion had co nsigned to the junk sh op. off/ smollbotch production. Droog Design, Netherlands Olddrawers, webbing, steel • Reusedand readvmadecomponents • Cold. low-energy construction / e 11 ~ 30 9 307 34 ' 327. 328 Jon KoningsondJurgen Bey. Droog Design. Netherlands DMD/Droog Design, Netherlands Maplewood. paper, linen «Innovative use of natural, renewable materials 30 8 307 • 315 288-91• 339 3 27 Shelving and Storage I Just Moved In The layers of meaning are as numerous as the shel ves in this int riguing de sign, which promotes individual ism and juxtaposes the old, the new and the banal.

His design appea rs to fly in the face of man 's desire to remo ve nature from t he process of manufacturing, be ing de liberate ly ma de to loo k naive and in a DIY style. The rods per m it t he s he lving to double as a coa t rack and clot hes sta nd. / e • ~ ® Konstantin Grcic, Germany Moormann Mobel, Germany Beechwood, plywood. plastic • Renewable materials, economically applied • Ease ofassembly/ disassembly 30 ] 32 0 283, 339 32 ] , 328 --- Shelving and Storage Sten :... The Sten system of storage and shelving is a series of standard flat-pack components, which can be bolted together in a range of bespoke combinat ions.

Italyand Japan FlamItalia SpA, Italy 3° 5 Glass 29 5 • Recyclable single material • Durability 327 316 Cha ir and ottom an Slab s of heavy-grade industrial felt, typ ically used for noise insulation in military vehicles, are bolted together to create an archety pa l a rmchai r. An olloman emerges from th e offcuts. The orig ina l felt s labs are tr an sfor m ed fro m the utilitarian to th e pur pos efu l. yet reta in t heir honesty of or igin. Like the Da nis h des igner Nie ls Hvass, who has made a similar chair from used newspapers, Atfield reminds us to keep it simple and create zero waste.

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