"Fashion consciousness interpreted as modern, mindful existence--ecodesign considers every project a lifecycle that has to be well thought-out, from production to disposal. This new "green" esthetics reflect a dynamic lifestyle that imaginatively brings together design, innovation, and dealing with resources responsibly. 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 wonders for everyday life and multifunctional systems of furniture to the natural cosmetics of the future. The book also offers an insight in the basic principles of ecodesign. This illustrated volume sets benchmarks concerning topicality and modern, stylish product design."