Design School for Positive Futures

The idea of a design school for positive futures, whose overarching goal is to initiate radical transformation towards sustainability, emerged during the if design foundations hearing on the “Future of Design Education”, which took place from 13 to 15 March 2019 in Gmund am Tegernsee (Germany). Ursula Tischner (econcept – Agency for Sustainable Design, Cologne, Germany)…

Ursula Tischner – Design for Sustainability: More complicated and more fun than you think

Design for Sustainability means Design that is good for the environment (planet), good for humanity (people) and that creates economic value for as many actors and stakeholders as possible (profit).Today almost everybody talks about Sustainability and a lot of people start to look for and practice Sustainable Design or Design for Sustainability (DfS).Unfortunately there is…

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

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,…

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