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From Linear to Circular — it’s time to call out designers to rethink our broken economic model

Design was born to combine functional and aesthetic meaning for everyday objects after the massification of production that came with the industrial revolution, which disrupted the ways of interaction between people and goods. Rapidly, over the past 20 years, industrial objects became services and systems of touch points, digital interfaces, and even further, with digitalisation came the Internet of Things and machine learning systems. Our cities grew bigger, our networks of production and trading more articulate and our societies more multicultural.

A complex industrial network grew much faster than our human ability to adapt to it and understand its real opportunities without feeling overwhelmed, driven by markets and numbers. …

Making of the Circular Economy. By Design. On a mission to reimagine how value is created in businesses and cities. Buckle up — and join the journey!

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