Material Times Article; LET GO

ELODIE TERNAUX

Want to be a good citizen? Do the right thing? Be able to look your children in the eyes? Be certain your peers won’t judge you with disdain? These days, that means you need to become environmentally friendly! And when you are part of a creative team, whether as a product designer, architect, or a materials engineer, your responsibilities are greater than those of «regular» consumers. Indeed, creative professionals get to plan, decide, and order «products» in…

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Material Times Article; TELL ME A STORY!

BY ELODIE TERNAUX

Being enthusiastic about, surprised and seduced by, let's say, objects that are produced and available to me (but we could extend this assertion to architecture as well as food and a lot of other things, I guess) is becoming more and more difficult, as few of them actually express genuine quality and thoughtful design. Is it a question of age - not being as young as I used to be equals 'been there, seen that' - or am I a real marker of a change in…

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Material Times Article; NOSTRADAMUS

BY ELODIE TERNAUX

I am often asked about what kind of materials we will be using in the more distant future – the world “after tomorrow”. The go-to answer in such cases is to speculate on the various technologically advanced materials which mankind might one day be able to create. But for the purposes of a recent lecture, I instead tried to play a game of “what if...?”, devising nine potential scenarios for how our overall relationship with materials may evolve many years…

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There Are No Sustainable Materials Panel Discussion

As the fragile state of our planet is brought into ever sharper focus, the notion of sustainability must move away from being a bamboo, buckwheat and buzzword-filled trend toward urgent and actionable changes. 

As designers and brands struggle to heed the call to change, our efforts are often misguided by the the myths and marketing of so-called “sustainable materials”. We hate to be the ones to tell you but… there are no sustainable materials.


Join Hyloh, IDSA and the Circular Economy Network for, “There are no Sustainable Materials” a panel discussion on achieving real sustainability through design, material choices and circular economy principals.


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Milan Design Week 2019 Review for Kickstarter

Nomad-Friendly Furniture, Volcanic Vases, Biomechanical Fabrication: Environmentalism at Milan Design Week

Sustainable design firm Hyloh takes us on a tour that highlights design for disassembly, planet-friendly craftsmanship, and nature-inspired manufacturing procedures.

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Exhibiting 'Alternate Materialities' at Frame Awards

Spatial design hugely influences how we experience reality. Combined with technology, entire new worlds can be formed. How will these virtual experiences coexist with the real world? What challenges lie ahead for interior designers? We addressed these pressing issues during Frame Lab's Intuitive Tech track.

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Bio-fabrication Panel at Wanted Design Week

Panelists from EnsAD Paris, GenSpace, grow.bio, Healthy Materials Lab, and Danielle Trofe Design are brought together for a discussion about the burgeoning bio-fabrication movement through a sustainable and sensorial lens, facilitated by Hyloh.

A panel discussion with practitioners and academics will be followed by two hands-on activities allowing you to immerse your senses and grow your own materials, and take a tour of exhibitions.

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