Fashion consciousness interpreted as modern, ethical living - "ecodesign" considers every project a life-cycle that has to be well thought out, from production to disposal. This new "green" approach reflects a dynamic lifestyle that imaginatively brings together design, innovation, and the responsible use of resources. The objects and products featured in this book provide attractive solutions for the demands of contemporary life. A wide, fascinating range of unusual possibilities is presented on 352 richly-illustrated pages: from stylish energy savers for everyday life and multifunctional systems of furniture to the natural cosmetics of the future. The book also offers an insight into the basic principles of ecodesign and sets benchmarks for modern, stylish product design.