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Dezeen podcast: Sustainable Futures at the Design Museum

Dezeen podcast: curator Nina Due gives a guided tour of the Sustainable Futures exhibition on show at the Design Museum in London.

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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

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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

Above: Plastiki.

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