Ecological Concepts of Product Design

Implementation of ecological concepts of product design amongst the companies of mechanical engineering industry The project “Espresso” has been developed together with the Business Unit Prepress sector from Kiel, as well as with the Lynotyoe/Hell printing machines from Heidelberg. It was about the integration of concepts of ecological product design within the company. Ecological design…

ISO/TR 14062

Ursula Tischner is co-author of the ISO/TR 14062. It describes concepts and current practices relating to the integration of environmental aspects into product design and development. This technical report adopts a holistic approach by specifically addressing issues related to strategic, management and product considerations. ISO/TR 14062:2002

ORGATEC the 21st October 2008

ORGATEC The 21st October 2008 from 14:00 h to 15:00 h Ultima Office Dialogue Program Hall 6, Stand A70/B71 The aspects of sustainability are essential topics to understand, which currently concerns (not only) office and commercial furniture. For this reason, Ultima Office Dialogue picks up this pursuit. Dirk Boll, Sales & Marketing Director Central Europe,…

Greenfashion Project

The Next Fashion Revolution is GREEN The GREEN FASHION project will revolutionise the Sustainability of fashion value chains and life cycles. Fashion shall be attractive, resource efficient, produced in a fair way, and deliver good value for the producers and consumer alike. And it is not just about fashion but all raw materials, the zippers,…

Successful strategies for Product Service Systems

Development of a promising design strategy, based on the analysis of best practice examples of PSS’s and of international methodic approaches to their systematic development, for an Austrian Product Service System (PSS) provider. Schedule: January 2006 tol January 2007 Project partners GrAT / TU Wien, STENUM GmbH and econcept Summary: The central goal of the project…

Hot design to cool the world

Hot design

Sustainable Design Conference of Design Academy Eindhoven in Partnership with Dyson. 26th October 2007 from 9:30 to 16:00 hrs. Download actual program below, and register with Ursula Tischner at u.tischner@econcept.org SD_event_07_short

Green Ladies Program

The presentation Material Choice for Sustainability is an example of what the Green Ladies Program at the Design Academy in Eindhoven has to offer. Econcept’s presentation of Wednesday October 5th, 2005 can be downloaded. This presentation discussed how designers can influence the sustainability of a design project by choosing the right materials. It introduces new material developments…