Living Product Expo

It's Time To Support Healthy Materials at the Living Product Expo


We are on the verge of a new era of regenerative manufacturing. Companies like Bureo, Owens Corning and Humanscale are using the framework of the Living Product Challenge to redefine sustainable products.

There are just a couple of weeks away from the Living Product Expo, the leading accelerator for product design. Hundreds of designers, manufacturers, sustainability, and CSR professionals will join together at the Expo to turn inspiration into action.

Second Annual Living Product Expo

Provocative Conversation About Next Generation Product Manufacturing in the Heart of the U.S. Steel Belt
Press Release

August 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Can we grow rather than manufacture materials? Why does a labor union chief care about green and regenerative manufacturing? How are 3D printing and the circular economy revolutionizing our currently industrial economy? These questions and other provocative topics are on the table at the second annual Living Product Expo, hosted by the International Living Future Institute September 13-15, 2016, in the heart of America’s steel belt, Pittsburgh.

10 Organizations That are Demanding Healthy Materials


Our homes are fraught with carcinogens. Endocrine disruptors, neurotoxins, and a laundry list of other types of harmful chemicals are likely in every room of your house. These toxins are in both the hygiene products in your medicine cabinet and also in the materials that make up your bathroom.

Why I'm Attending the Living Product Expo

Cara Rude, McCool Carlson Green's Director of Interior Design, Shares Why She'll Be Joining Us This Fall

I couldn’t wait to attend the first-ever Living Product Expo. The Expo was a place to create partnerships with manufacturers, designers, and producers who are passionate about creating regenerative products. I wanted to be part of this material revolution.This year at the Expo, I know that I’ll find more great products that are propelling the building industry toward a healthier place. The companies that participate in the Expo are successful because they are cross-disciplinary and willing to collaborate.

International Living Future Institute Adds $10K Prize Incentive to 2016 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge


Can we design products that function as elegantly as anything found in the natural world? And can those products mimic nature’s design principles?

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation proudly sponsors the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, and we are most excited by the opportunity to present the first $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize to one of seven finalists from the 2015 Challenge at the 2016 Bioneers Conference in October. 


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