Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

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Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design follows the innovation and evolution of consumer products from vacuum cleaners to mobile phones from their original inventions to the present day. It discusses how environmental concerns and legislation have influenced their design and the profound effects these products have had on society and culture. This book also uses the lessons from the successes and failures of examples of these consumer products to draw out practical guidelines for designers, engineers, marketers and managers on how to become more effective at product development, innovation and designing for environmental sustainability.Concern about the environmental impacts of television did not become a significant factor in TV equipment design and marketing until the early twenty-first century. ... An additional problem was the introduction of set-top digital receivers, some of which had to be kept on constant standby, ... At first Which? found that LCD TVs used slightly more electricity than CRT models, but plasma TVs used two to threeanbsp;...

Title:Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design
Author:Robin Roy
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-10-23


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