Behance Portfolio Review #9 - Roma - The 5R’S For Designers of Sustainable Design

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<ul><li><p>THE 5RS FOR DESIGNERS OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGNLuca Magar @lucamagaro </p></li><li><p>SO, WHAT IS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN?Sustainable design is the intention to reduce or completely eliminate negative environmental impacts through thoughtful designs.</p></li><li><p>CARBON FOOTPRINT</p></li><li><p>THE 3RS RULE</p><p></p></li><li><p>REDUCE REUSE </p><p>RECYCLE</p></li><li><p>COOL, BUT WHEN IT COMES TO DESIGN?</p></li><li><p>Designers actually have more potential to slow environmental degradation than economic scholars, politicians, businesses and even environmentalists. The power of design is catalytic. Once a new, more environmentally benign design penetrates markets, its beneficial effects multiply. Businesses spend less on raw materials and production and thus realize better profits, users enjoy more efficient, better-valued products, governments reduce spending on regulatory enforcement and the net gain is an improved environment and quality of life. </p><p>The Eco-Design Handbook, Alastair Faud-Luke </p></li><li><p>THE 5 RS</p></li><li><p>REDUCEAs designers, we have an important role in how resources are used to produce goods. The first step towards sustainable design is to reduce what can be reduced, in terms of materials and energy consumption.</p></li><li><p>Waste is a design flaw Sophie Thomas</p></li><li><p>REDUCE</p></li><li><p>REDUCE</p><p>PUMA - The clever bag</p></li><li><p>REDUCE</p><p>PUMA - The clever bag</p></li><li><p>REUSECreative reuse, also known as upcycling or repurposing, is the process of taking materials or products that are unwanted for their original function and, through creativity, transforming them into pieces of art, home decoration, or other useful items.</p></li><li><p>REUSE</p><p>Freitag</p></li><li><p>REUSE</p><p>Project RE_ by Samuel Bernier</p></li><li><p>REPAIRThe act of repairing, to restore to a good or sound condition after decay or damage. Repair can be an act of design.</p></li><li><p>REPAIR</p><p>Platform21</p></li><li><p>REPAIR</p><p>Ranim - 5.5 Designers</p></li><li><p>REPAIR</p><p>Ranim - 5.5 Designers</p></li><li><p>REPAIR</p><p>Ranim - 5.5 Designers</p></li><li><p>RECYCLEDesigners (and companies) should use recycled materials and design products that can be easily recycled.</p></li><li><p>RECYCLE</p><p>Emeco</p></li><li><p>RECYCLE</p><p>Emeco</p></li><li><p>RECYCLE</p><p>Emeco</p></li><li><p>RECYCLE</p><p>Emeco</p></li><li><p>RECYCLE</p><p>Emeco</p></li><li><p>RECYCLE</p><p>Green Toys</p></li><li><p>RECYCLE</p><p>Dirk Vander Kooij </p></li><li><p>Precious Plastic</p><p>RECYCLERECYCLE</p><p>Precious Plastic</p></li><li><p>RECYCLE</p><p>Precious Plastic</p></li><li><p>RETHINKBecause sometimes you just have to start from scratch.</p></li><li><p>RETHINK</p><p>Apple - Unibody</p></li><li><p>RETHINK</p><p>Dyson Airblade</p></li><li><p>Other times, you should step back and look at the big picture, because you may find that what we need to design is not a new car, but a new paradigm of transportation.</p></li><li><p>RETHINK</p><p>Velib</p></li><li><p>THANK YOU</p><p>Luca Magar @lucamagaro</p></li></ul>