Open Educational
Resources

Have you seen the open educational resources listed on circulardesigneurope.eu? Our Use2Use Design Toolkit is one of the many excellent tools featured. The database covers tools and other resources for first-timers, practitioners, businesses, policy makers and design educators. Check them out and spread the word!

Research 2 Business

We will be joining IVA’s event Research 2 Business Summit September 2. The event includes an open to all morning session covering interesting discussions on how to apply research findings in industry to strengthen and contribute to more sustainable businesses. During the afternoon, invited industry representatives can join us for two special sessions with presentations […]

Join us for Cradlenet’s next member meeting

We will be joining Cradlenet’s next member meeting on June 3 2020 focused on circular design. We will talk about how a Use2Use mindset can help companies to develop more user-centric circular offers. We will also introduce our design toolkit and organise mini-brainstorm sessions facilitated by our Circular Designs Ideation Pack. During the member meeting […]

Thank you for a great event!

Many thanks to everyone that came to the official release of the Use2Use Design Toolkit on March 4! If was great to talk to so many people curious to learn more about how to make use of our tools to design for Use2Use. Those of you that could not join the event, don’t worry – […]

The Use2Use Design Toolkit

We are proud to introduce the Use2Use Design Toolkit! The Use2Use Design Toolkit includes five mind-expanding packs designed to support development of products and services for circular consumption. The tools accentuate the role of users in the circular economy, thus providing an important complement to the focus on production and business models which often prevails […]

IVA’S 2020 TOP 100 LIST

IVA (the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences) has just released their list of 100 Swedish research projects that in different ways address sustainability and can be of value to society and industry by contributing new knowledge and highlighting new business opportunities. Our research on how to design for Use2Use is represented within the category […]

Goodbye 2019 Hello 2020!

As 2019 is coming to an end it’s becoming more apparent than ever that radical changes are needed asap in order for us to mitigate climate change and reach the SDG targets set for 2030. Although we are alarmed by how slowly world leaders react and how much remains to be done, we feel very […]

Coming soon…

These days we are busy developing and finalising our design toolkit: the Use2Use design toolkit, which we will soon make available on this site and free for anyone to use. The toolkit consists of five tools that can aid designers and other agents to learn more about people’s consumption processes and what it means to […]

Open invitation to Special Issue

The research team is guest editing a Special Issue in Sustainability: “Designing Products and Services for Circular Consumption”. In this Special Issue, people’s consumption processes and their implications for design take centre stage. We welcome contributions that address questions such as the following: What practicalities are associated with circular consumption, and how do these affect […]