Thirty designers were selected to demonstrate how global concerns such as climate change; carbon emissions and waste from our lifestyles and industry can be tackled through design. Each idea brought to light the pressing global issues faced day-to-day as well as the needs of us all as individuals.
From eco-aware concepts to innovative manufacturing processes, revolutionary new materials and sustainable ways of using existing ones, designers were selected for their explorative and problem solving ideas. Others were chosen for their originality and expression of beauty, where design seamlessly merges with art.
Design Fresh was a thrilling multidisciplinary showcase of cutting-edge design that aimed to spark conversation and encourage subsequent change.