How to do Ecodesign

Practical Guide for Ecodesign – Including a Toolbox Author: Ursula Tischner With the new edition of this publication, we would like to respond to questions about ecological product design and life cycle thinking. It is directed towards everyone interested in contemporary design that has an eye on both design and environmental protection. This book fits…

New business for old Europe

Published: “New business for old Europe” Book about Sustainable Product Service Systems by Ursula Tischner and Arnold Tukker (eds.) Publishing details: publisher Greenleaf Publishing

Style book ‘sustainability at Memo’

Client:  memo AG –  online shop for sustainable office supplies The main project goal was to develop a corporate guide for all communications and marketing media – website, catalogue, newsletter, mailings. The central challenge was to combine the specialty of memo, namely sustainability, with the company’s other qualities and to communicate this combination to the memo’s wide…

Efficiency Agency NRW and econcept

In Nordrhein- Westfalen, the Efficiency Agency NRW (EFA) is the main reference point for the integration of ecology in small and middle manufacturing companies. EFA invited econcept as a consultant in the new program “JUMP” in order to assist in the design of environmentally friendly products. The aim of this consulting was to support companies in designing…

Sustainable Solutions

Sustainable Solutions

Developing products and services for the future. U.Tischner, M. Charter (Hrsg.), Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield, 2000 Ein wegweisendes Buch herausgegeben von Martin Charter, Centre for Sustainable Design, UK und Ursula Tischner, econcept, Deutschland mit Beiträgen von hochkarätigen Expertinnen und Experten, sowie zahlreichen fortschrittlichen Unternehmen. Erhältlich bei Greenleaf Publishing, UK unter “What´s New?” http://www.greenleaf-publishing.com/catalogue/sussol.htm

EcoDesign in Handcraft Product Development

From the beginning of 2002 to the end of 2003, the Academy of Design of the Chamber of Craft in Aachen together with econcept carried out the project “EcoDesign in handcraft product development“. The project was promoted by the federal Ministry of Commerce and Technology and the Ministry of Commerce and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia.…

Customer Brochure Sustainable Houses – Good Living

In line with the BMBF-research project ecobiente, econcept has composed a customers’ brochure “Sustainable houses – Good Living – A Product choice manual for sustainable building and living”. Customers can come to know through a test, which personal behavior they have towards sustainability, which design strategies suit them best and they can discover that it’s possible to recognize…

ecobiente – successful design of sustainable products

The research project “successful design of sustainable goods” supports the commercial viability and the acceptance of sustainable goods. It was promoted by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The project aimed to impact companies and designers who develop or provide ecological sustainable goods. The project  paid attention to the opportunities that design has to…