Helen Morgan

The Best Green Designs From Barcelona's FADfest Design Festival!

by , 07/03/12

Wall vegetation system, Nodo17 Architects, barcelona design festival, FADfest, FADexpo, green design events, sustainable design, spanish design, industrial design, eco design

This wall vegetation system by Nodo17 Architects is constructed from a cage of galvanized sheet metal and geo-textile felt, and it features an incorporated drip irrigation system. The lightweight design becomes a beautiful flourishing facade that helps control solar and thermal radiation.

Arum cremation ring, Carla Cava Carbonell, barcelona design festival, FADfest, FADexpo, green design events, sustainable design, spanish design, industrial design, eco design

Carla Cava Carbonell‘s Arum ring is designed to contain ashes after cremation. The ring can be placed around a tree and over time it disintegrates, leaving a personalized mark that remains on the tree as a memorial.

Modular System Add-On, Francesc Rife, barcelona design festival, FADfest, FADexpo, green design events, sustainable design, spanish design, industrial design, eco design

Francesc Rife’s modular planting systems are perfect for perfect for giving urban environments a burst of greenery.

5PRV-H, ZIV METERING SOLUTIONS, S.L., Jon Santacoloma Moro, barcelona design festival, FADfest, FADexpo, green design events, sustainable design, spanish design, industrial design, eco design

Jon Santacoloma Moro’s 5PRV-H is a simple EV charging system that provides infrastructure for the widespread adoption of electric cars.

Bon Aprofit, Carla Balmana, barcelona design festival, FADfest, FADexpo, green design events, sustainable design, spanish design, industrial design, eco design

This cool set of Bon Aprofit tableware is made from vegetables and fruit! Designer Carla Balmana created it to encourage children to learn about seasonal produce.

Plec container for recycling cooking oil, Jose F. Lopez-Aguilar, barcelona design festival, FADfest, FADexpo, green design events, sustainable design, spanish design, industrial design, eco design

Jose F. Lopez-Aguilar’s Plec container is made from flexible materials and is designed to store recycled cooking oil for future use. The container is lightweight yet sturdy enough to resist deformation, and it is designed to be easily cleaned.

Saboo, Sandra Riera, barcelona design festival, FADfest, FADexpo, green design events, sustainable design, spanish design, industrial design, eco design

Saboo is a new laundry soap that is designed to cut down on wasted detergent. Sandra Reira’s design can be grated so that the perfect amount of soap is used.

barcelona design festival, FADfest, FADexpo, green design events, sustainable design, spanish design, industrial design, eco design

Viniculum is a customizable identification system by Marion Frei that is designed to help blind people recognize the contents of tetra bricks and cans. It’s a flexible band made from silicon and plastic and can be adapted to many kinds of products.

Box, Jordi Blasi, barcelona design festival, FADfest, FADexpo, green design events, sustainable design, spanish design, industrial design, eco design

Box is a sleek alternative to the average recycling container! Each of Jordi Blasi’s modular cans slot together, and they feature different languages and colors to aid in the proper disposal of waste.

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Images courtesy of Helen Morgan

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