UK-based designer and managed woodland advocate Sebastion Cox explains to Dezeen why he supports rewilding and not tree planting.
Germany's public television station produced a video about the pros and cons of 3D printing.
The brief for Slovenia's Festival of Wood (primal)chair contest "encourages sustainable, economical and quality use of the wood." Deadline: September 11.
London Metropolitan University renamed its art, architecture and design school because of the role Sir John Cass played in promoting slave trade.
Vitra Design Museum's documentary film, Chair Times, streams for free temporarily.
The report Commoning the Company reimagines the corporation's role to address the negative economic consequences of COVID-19 on society.
The DesignTO Festival welcomes submissions of independent design projects in any field. Deadline: August 31.
switching.software compiled a list of ethical, easy-to-use and privacy-conscious alternatives to well-known software.
Disegno blog examines the purpose of graduation exhibitions in 2020.
The EU sponsored the 122-page report Impacts of the Digital Transformation in the Furniture Industry.
Frame magazine suggests strategies to reopen the Italian furniture industry post-pandemic.
The COVID-19 Design Directory provides a record of design contributions during the pandemic.
A United Nations study shows at least $10bn worth of gold, platinum and other precious metals form a growing mountain of electronic waste polluting the planet.
Stockholm- and Venice-based industrial designer Luca Nichetto advocates for "slow design" in a post-COVID world.
Arch Daily reports on four developing technologies impacting furniture design and manufacturing.
Two articles discuss the undervalued contribution women made to design, including Ray Eames, Frances Macdonald and Margaret Macdonald when they produced studio work with partners Charles Eames, Herbert MacNair and Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Björn Florman, the founder of Stockholm's material library, claims "There are no sustainable materials."
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