Behance Portfolio Review #9 - Roma - The 5RS For Designers of Sustainable Design

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THE 5RS FOR DESIGNERS OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGNLuca Magar @lucamagaro SO, WHAT IS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN?Sustainable design is the intention to reduce or completely eliminate negative environmental impacts through thoughtful designs.CARBON FOOTPRINTTHE 3RS RULE REUSE RECYCLECOOL, BUT WHEN IT COMES TO DESIGN?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. The Eco-Design Handbook, Alastair Faud-Luke THE 5 RSREDUCEAs 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.Waste is a design flaw Sophie ThomasREDUCEREDUCEPUMA - The clever bagREDUCEPUMA - The clever bagREUSECreative 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.REUSEFreitagREUSEProject RE_ by Samuel BernierREPAIRThe act of repairing, to restore to a good or sound condition after decay or damage. Repair can be an act of design.REPAIRPlatform21REPAIRRanim - 5.5 DesignersREPAIRRanim - 5.5 DesignersREPAIRRanim - 5.5 DesignersRECYCLEDesigners (and companies) should use recycled materials and design products that can be easily recycled.RECYCLEEmecoRECYCLEEmecoRECYCLEEmecoRECYCLEEmecoRECYCLEEmecoRECYCLEGreen ToysRECYCLEDirk Vander Kooij Precious PlasticRECYCLERECYCLEPrecious PlasticRECYCLEPrecious PlasticRETHINKBecause sometimes you just have to start from scratch.RETHINKApple - UnibodyRETHINKDyson AirbladeOther 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.RETHINKVelibTHANK YOULuca Magar @lucamagaro