This book highlights new ways of thinking about sustainable design. It is a collection of outstanding and innovative product, graphic, fashion, and environmental designs. The thoughts of the world’s leading designers—Ezio Manzini (Italy), Ed Van Hinte (the Netherlands), Droog members Richard Hutten (the Netherlands) and Bless (France), Tom Dixon (UK), Jan Dranger (Sweden) and Edwin Datschefski (UK)—provide grounding in the materials, methods, and processes behind outstanding projects.
Experimental Eco Design offers inspirational reading for anyone interested in green design, while behind-the-scenes profiles of key companies and individuals enables working designers to further their knowledge of good working practice and techniques. A directory offers an extensive source listing of materials, manufacturers, design studios, and organizations.
Cara Brower and Rachel Mallory are graduates of the University of Cincinnati's prestigious five-year graphic design and co-op program. Rachel is a trained industrial designer who lives in California, USA. Cara, a trained graphic designer, lives in New York, USA. Zachary Ohlman is a graphic designer working and living between Paris, France, and Louisville, Kentucky.