“Moving from our traditional take-make-dispose economy, to one that has a closed loop, where materials, nutrients, and data are continuously repurposed.”
Normally we consider the production of something as a quite linear process. Picking an idea, digging things out, using it until we throw it away. Somewhere in the middle is the phase of usage, where we as designers do our job of researching, designing, prototyping & testing. The disadvantage is, that in the end we create garbage, that can be used as row material for new products.
The idea of circular design is, thinking about how a product can be …
Reused (goes directly back to your users)
Refurbished (comes back to you as the service provider)
Remanufactured (goes through the manufacturing process)
you have a topic that you want to present?
we will find you a slot!
your topic could be related to a book, article, prototype, startup-concept, wireframe, a problem you have got, a solution you want to talk about …
→ please bring your idea, we will put it on the agenda … or add your idea directly to our collaborative pad
we are always looking foward to welcoming new people at the stammtisch … so: looking forward to seeing you on tuesday,