Dezeen podcast: curator Nina Due gives a guided tour of the Sustainable Futures exhibition on show at the Design Museum in London.
In the podcast, Due walks us through the five themed areas of the exhibition: Cities, Energy and Economics, Materiality, Food and Creative Citizens.
Above: Curitiba city, Brazil
Projects discussed include clothes made of surplus parachute fabric, Mathieu Lehanneur's concept for farming in the living room (see our earlier story) and new packaging for footware brand Puma by Yves Behar (see our earlier story).
Above: Masdar city by Foster & Partners
The exhibition continues at the museum until 5 September.
Above: Solar Shuttle by Solarlab research and design
Photographs are by Luke Hayes.
Above: Magno Wooden Radio
Here's some more information from the Design Museum:
From the world’s first carbon neutral city to a refrigerator which doubles as an aquarium, this exhibition explores a range of products, concepts and projects that address issues of sustainability in their design.
Above: Clever Little Bag by Puma
Through prototypes, samples, products and film, you can find out more about your impact on the world and how to change it.
Above: Andrea Air Purifier by Mathieu Lehanneur
Presented around five themes: Cities, Energy and Economics, Food, Materiality and Creative Citizens, this overview shows the changing role of the designer and reveals how design can make a difference.
Above: Open source hydrogen car
- Top lamp by Tham & Videgård Hansson A…rkitekter
- Zai HIGO tools by Kacper Hamilton
- Cabbage Chair by Nendo
- Dezeen Watch Store: GO by Naoto Fukasa…wa for Issey Miyake
- Ross Lovegrove for KEF 2
- New work by Hella Jongerius
- Guarded Thoughts by Ron Arad
- Sounds of Threads music visualisation …using strands of wool by Bertrand Lanthiez
- Husmus by Muungano
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