You can't compromise on aesthetics, says Joe Franses of Coca-Cola Enterprises

12 May, 2014 by Guest writer

The look and feel of the bottle are critical, even when it comes to recycling, says the Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at Coca-Cola Enterprises.

How living spaces can improve our health and wellbeing

9 May, 2014 by Guest writer

We are constant inhabitants of designed space, but how much do we think about its impact on us? Ben Alcraft explores

Repowering London: Brixton’s cooperative energy movement

8 May, 2014 by Guest writer

Jessica Cresswell explores the drivers and dynamics behind Brixton’s socially responsible energy cooperative, and talks to its founder, Agamemnon Otero.

"We need to break down language barriers": David Bott, Technology Strategy Board

7 May, 2014 by Guest writer

The Technology Strategy Board is bringing together a new community of designers and technology innovators, and helping them connect.

Michael Doherty: the aquaponics artist

6 May, 2014 by Anna Simpson

Get the aesthetics right, and new approaches to food production will be more palatable to the public.

"Design has to be emotionally durable"

5 May, 2014 by Guest writer

Jon Turney asks how we can move away from a disposable culture to one in which people really care about 'stuff'.

A resilient economy inspired by nature

1 May, 2014 by Guest writer

Dr Tamsin Woolley-Barker looks to natural systems, where "every bit of debris becomes a source of nutrition", for lessons in sustainable design.

Soil is the bedrock of national security, says Porritt

29 April, 2014 by Jonathon Porritt

Conversations about flood prevention need to move upstream, starting with soil, says Jonathon Porritt, Founder-Director of Forum for the Future.

The Great Recovery: closing the gap between materials and design

28 April, 2014 by Duncan Jefferies

An initiative connecting designers with networks of scientists, business leaders, academics, manufacturers and materials recyclers aims to speed the shift to a circular economy. Duncan Jefferies investigates.

Why grey needs to be the next green

25 April, 2014 by Sally Uren

The green movement is facing a branding challenge, says Sally Uren, CEO Forum for the Future. Is it time we learned to love grey?

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Stimulating and very interesting.

David Gee, European Environment Agency