The Netherlands—Lighting company Philips and carpet maker Desso said they will develop products that combine LED lighting with light transmissive carpet. The companies said the products will transform the way people interact with information and their environment in offices, hotels, conference centers and other public buildings. Continue reading Desso, Philips to develop light emitting carpet
On May 29, Desso, a European carpet and sports surfaces company won the 2012 Guardian Sustainable Business Award for the Waste and Recycling category for its implementation of Cradle to Cradle design in its business strategy. It was up against two other shortlisted companies BAM Nuttall and Coca-Cola Enterprises. Continue reading Desso wins Guardian Sustainable Business Award
Desso carpet tiles have been integrated into an installation artwork in Australia by one of the world’s leading contemporary artist, Pipilotti Rist.
Regarded as one of the world’s top ten contemporary artists, Rist has shown in major exhibitions, biennales and festivals around the world, including the Venice Biennale 2005 where she represented Switzerland. Continue reading Desso carpet integrated into major art exhibition