These links are a place for designers to begin their research and build knowledge of complex but critical environmental topics. Enjoy and use them carefully!
O2 is an international network of designers that shares resources, ideas, products, and events.
SIG ecodesign worldwide research community offers an especially useful links page related to green design and lifestyle.
EcoDesign company details ongoing eco projects, and new emerging technologies dealing with eco-development.
Greendiary highlights new inventions, products, designs and lifestyle postings on green design
Envirolink provides access to thousands of environmental resources ranging from ecosystems to urban issues, as well as news, events, and job opportunities.
Appropedia is an encyclopedic page collecting collaborative approaches to sustainability, poverty reduction and international development.
EcoDesign Infoknoten is an engineering slanted, information intensive site operated by the Institute for Engineering Design at the Vienna University of Technology.
Studio7 lists eco sites and companies
Barking crickets links to green product design, materials, publications, exchanges, competitions, conferences, research, sustainable development, business, and more.
Demi brings together wide ranging information on design for sustainability, environmental issues, materials, and includes a product gallery.
Yanko Design introducesthe best modern international design, covering from industrial design, concepts, technology, interior design, architecture, exhibition and fashion, often highlighting ecodesign projects.
Inhabitat tracks the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future
The Discovery Company initiative offers eco-friendly news, features, community, DIY projects, games and quizzes and other media offerings including green TV.
Ecofreind highlights the latest green technologies and lifestyle trends, with an emphasis on energy sustainability
Mioculture offers for purchase beautiful, affordable, inspiring green products while changing the way consumers think about their purchasing decisions.
Furniture Home Design provides links to eco-friendly designer home products and furniture for the home.
Green living tips highlights ideas and references to green projects and designs along with earth friendly advice reducing costs, consumption & impact on the environment!
Low Impact Living suggests how to help lower the environmental impact of home and daily life by with green products, practices and service.
Green home building provides information on natural building including vernacular architecture, expert forum and building regulations.
Trekbikes declare their own set of standards in ecodesign for bicycles offering an insider view to bicycle design.
Earth Easy offers sustainable solutions for environmentally conscious everyday living offering products, guides and blog from a family who has been living off the grid. The guides are especially useful for simple, straightforward explanations and solutions to a host of eco concerns.
EnviroEducation explains how to build yourself up to have an environmentally conscious career.
Groundwire provides up to date information, online tools and strategies to build a environmentally responsible world.
Ecodesign ISO14062 document clearly identifies EcoDesign standards, vision, and implementation.
Free Range web and viral movie makers offer other change makers best practices in web, campaigns, social media and fundraising.
Environmentally Sustainable Product Design is a free resource for design professionals and students. The site includes a downloadable design methods guide.
Worldwatch offers interdisciplinary research, global focus, and accessible information on the interactions of key environmental, social, and economic trends with an overview of practical actions that the public can take in the consumption of typical products and services.
Environmental Defense links science, economics and law to create innovative, equitable and cost-effective solutions to society's most urgent environmental problems such as clean air, clean water, healthy food and flourishing ecosystems.
The Centre for Design promotes environmental sustainability through a directed program of research, consulting, professional development and knowledge sharing and is based at RMIT’s city campus in Melbourne.