30 March 2023

The Salone del Mobile event dedicated to designers under 35 hosts three IED proposals to reflect on the impact of design projects.

From 18 to 23 April, in the context of Building Design Schools - Universities / Process, Progress, Practice The (Im)Possible, IED is exhibiting a selection of product design projects carried out by IED students in Brazil. The projects highlight the search for new tools, approaches and methodologies to explore the future directions that design can take to prove more responsible to the territory and social needs.

The investigative series of regenerated materials developed at IED Sao Paulo's Biomaterials Laboratory that it has experienced how from the union of natural bases such as fruits, vegetables, seeds and resins of natural origin it is possible produce materials of adequate technical composition and reduced environmental impact.

Fragmentos is a IED Sao Paulo’s project that from the observation of discarded materials from a glass factory of the southeastern region of Brazil in order to recreate different surfaces for a collection of furniture and objects. Re-design reaffirms the relationship between sustainability and social responsibility.

Beach Shack Project was made by IED Rio de Janeiro on the typical tents of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, object of tourist attraction, meeting place, used for commercial purposes but also as an element of urban design. IED worked on the development of a new alternative equipment to tents used on sand, which could bring benefits and flexibility to both customers and workers in the industry.

18 | 23 April - Salone Satellite c/o Fiera Milano, Rho - Pavilion 13-15

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