LUND UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
STOCKHOLM FURNITURE & LIGHT FAIR 9-13.2.2016
ONE STEP BACKWARD TWO STEPS FORWARD
The gap between human and nature has never been bigger. Our way of living
is based on linear systems of unsustainable global resource flows and nonrenewable
toxic energy sources. These processes are so embedded in our
cultural model that they are hard to see and change.
We are eagerly anticipating new technologies to solve our environmental
issues but there is a risk we are only adding to an already unstable house of
Could there be a point in looking backward as well as forward? Have the
solutions for the future already been thought of by past generations?
ANALOGUE WAYS is twelve projects that aim to bring back traditional
sustainable values to a modern context. By taking inspiration from the past of
how to grow, make and live we are visualizing a cyclic lifestyle and a closer
relation to the ecological systems and local resources.