As our environmental impact increases and our resources deplete, there is an increasing need to move towards more regenerative solutions. A new economic model is on the rise: a Circular Economy. Still, with little adoption worldwide, what is the role of Design in this new context?

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First things first… What is the Circular Economy?

Since the industrial revolution, we have adopted a mass-producing and consumption model. Every resource there is, we take and transform into a consumable, which we then use and when it reaches its end-of-life, we dispose without care of where it ends up.

This is called the linear economy. While this…


There is one valuable lesson I have learned over the years, from both a professional and personal perspective. What is most important is not how much knowledge I had in a particular situation. I’ve faced many moments of uncertainty where I did not have a clue of what to do…

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