The circular design: designing for a sustainable innovation

The circular design is the future of innovation and it is IDEO who says it and who carries the project.
For its creators, it is the natural child of design-thinking and the circular economy, this economy based on reuse and recycling. The design undergoes what the industries have gone through: the time has passed when the product designer created "from scratch" and without worrying about the impacts, we must take into account the existing, environmental footprints, waste that we product, what can be recycled. In this vision, the very concept of product evolves: it is part of a complex ecosystem and a chain of use on the model of food chains. No product dies, everything is transformed. It is a design respectful of its environment, in phase with the major subjects of society, eager to limit the mess it creates. This presentation is an opportunity to understand the underlying principles, the steps and to come out with first ideas of experiments. This is one of the first conferences on the subject.


Outline/Structure of the Tutorial

1- Why a new product design method

2- the Circular Design how does it works

4- the different stages of the method

5- How to know if it's suitable for you

Learning Outcome

- The knowledge of an emerging but lighthouse subject (mix Design and circular economy)

- To havean overview of the contents of the 24 items of the method

- Know some pratical ideas to experiment tomorrow : each small steps count !.

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