Gallery: Goodesign by BestUp Creates a Go-To for Sustainable Design and...

Every year Best Up hosts a show at the Milan Furniture Fair focused solely on sustainable design. While past exhibits have been on the small side, this year their project 'Goodesign' was packed to the brim with fresh ideas. Co-curated with Cascina Cuccagna in the Porta Romana Design district, the exhibit boasted more than 50 companies and designers who covered everything from green living to mobility to food. Check out all the highlights ahead!

3.0 is a stool developed by nuup. The piece employs a life cycle assessment, and features only three wood components for a smart structure that makes no waste during production. The stool can be flat-packed, is lightweight, and is easy to assemble.

Designed by studio normalearchitetturaSolar Schiscetta is an alternative lunch box that uses the sun to heat up the food it contains.

Vipot by totalpackaging is a series of flower pots made of rice and natural glue. The pots are lightweight, durable, and biodegradable.

Bats are an endangered species that urgently need space to live, as they are losing their habitats to urbanization. James Ennis has living in the city possible for these bats by designing a bat castle. The castle fits up to 6 bats.

Through the Leaf Meter, sustainability is measured and monitored in real time. The information derived helps individuals better understand their impact on the environment.

Green Wall, Green Bench and Green Bookshelf are part of a series of outdoor furniture designed by Luca Pegolo for Nautinox Living. The set combines storage space, seating and plant life in a very practical and beautiful way.

+ Inhabitat Coverage of the Milan Furniture Fair


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