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Making adventuring easier

27/10/15

Making adventuring easier

An interview with Fredrik Erlandsson, senior vice president of communications, and IR Pontus Alexandersson, director of suitability at Thule, the Swedish leader in recreational equipment.
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"Let's start by re-using useful packaging before throwing it out!"

30/09/15

"Let's start by re-using useful packaging before throwing it out!"

An interview with Graeme Glen, the creator of the WaterBean, an ingenious water treatment device designed to make re-using bottles easier.
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Shining a light on upcycling

01/09/15

Shining a light on upcycling

An interview with Sarah Turner, a British eco-designer whose works made from recycled materials are highly praised by lovers of interior design. The sophistication of her lamps and their bright colours make them real "must haves".
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Polimotor 2: plastics under the hood

02/07/15

Polimotor 2: plastics under the hood

Umberto Bianchi, Head of Marketing and Communications of the Solvay Specialty Polymers department, explains why his company decided to take on the Polimotor 2 challenge by taking part in the construction of a new plastic engine.
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Polymers clothed in light

26/05/15

Polymers clothed in light

An interview with Valentina Lo Savio, head of marketing and communications for Italian garden furniture manufacturer Slide.
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"The idea of the "Arbre à vent" is starting to bear fruit"

28/04/15

"The idea of the "Arbre à vent" is starting to bear fruit"

Novelist, screenwriter and documentary filmmaker Jérôme Michaud-Larivière founded NewWind with the aim of developing his concept for a "Arbre à vent®", a wind power system able to harvest energy thanks to the mini wind turbines attached to its branches.
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Shaping Cities like Coral Reefs

30/03/15

Shaping Cities like Coral Reefs

An interview with Chris Bosse, co-director of the Australian architecture agency Lava (Laboratory for Visionary Architecture).
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Wingman soars on the wings of desire

18/02/15

Wingman soars on the wings of desire

An interview with Paul Breur, founder of the Wingman Condom company and designer of its eponymous condom, which won the 2014 IF Design Award, one of the most prestigious international awards.
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Making life easier for thousands of professionals!

29/01/15

Making life easier for thousands of professionals!

In forty years, German company Sortimo has become one of Europe's leaders in outfitting interiors on commercial vehicles. A beautiful story that begins with the invention of a compartmentalised case for storing nails and screws. An interview with Michaël Ricq
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Scientific research: which directions for the coming years?

29/12/14

Scientific research: which directions for the coming years?

An interview with eminent polymer specialist Richard Thommeret. A former researcher in polymer materials within the Solvay group, he is currently the group's head of strategic marketing and a professor at the Free University of Brussels lecturing in the Master's in Industrial Design and Interior Design. He is also the author of the book Plastics and Design (Plastiques et Design, Editions Eyrolles, 2013).
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