The evolution of the Design for Sustainability field has broadened its theoretical and practical scope over the years. While the first approaches were focusing predominantly on the technical side, the proceeding ones have recognized the crucial importance of the role of users, the resilience of communities, and more generally of the various actors and dynamics of socio-technical systems.
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Circular Design: Learning for Innovative Design for Sustainability
This is a European project funded by Erasmus+ within the social business and the educational innovation field.
Under the name ‘Circular Design: Learning for Innovative Design for Sustainability’, this initiative will enhance the creation and consumption of sustainable products and services, aligned with European Circular Economy policies.
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The fourth Circular Design Internship was conducted in Machine Design Department in Linköping University between February 4th –April 26th, 2019. Eleven interns from four universities including University of Limerick in…
The Best Practice Publication presents its fourth case study selected within the Circular Design project, which is focused on the Transparent Speaker, a modular speaker designed in Sweden that was created to last…
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The 19th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production – Circular Europe for Sustainability: Design, Production and Consumption (ERSCP 2019) will be held in Barcelona from 15 to 18 October…
On 26th of April we will organize a workshop aimed at professionals and companies interested in sustainability strategies from the perspective of design and innovation. Members of the Circular Design project…
From 14 to 16 November the Circular Economy European Summit (CEES) will bring together in Barcelona global industry experts and professionals from different backgrounds for keynotes, panel sessions and stakeholder…
Best practices & Products
We are compiling a fine selection of best practices and products on circular design. Coming soon!
The Circular Design project involves thirteen partners including European universities, design centers and companies coming from four different regions: Catalonia, Ireland, Holland and Sweden.Learn more