Design Economy Case Studies
As part of our 2021 Design Economy research we gathered a collection of organisations who are putting sustainable design practices at the heart of their work.
Products that have been handcrafted in the UK by people who are facing barriers to employment. Working with charities and social enterprises to engage new makers.
With the future of an unreliable water supply, Desolenator is working on water purification and has patented a solar-powered process to create water at scale.
A social enterprise that supports those with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, such as arthritis and back pain through AI technology.
Part of the Zero Carbon Farms family, they are working to reshape farming by accelerating the transition to carbon negative approaches.
They are the UK’s first B-corporation in the real estate sector, bringing investments into areas for social and economic positive change.
An innovative temperature sensitive tag that indicates food freshness by changing texture as the product expires.
A mobile app designed to reduce food waste by facilitating food sharing. Connecting people with each other and volunteers with local businesses.
‘Designing a better future’ is their key message, they are a design agency specialising in future thinking and mobility.