Sustainability

SUSTAINABILITY

As designers and producers of retail marketing materials, we are committed to create the most sustainable solutions, with environment, social and ethical performance all at top of mind.

Ecovadis 2020

Bronze EcoVadis Medal

In 2020 id8 Studio was awarded a Bronze EcoVadis Medal after being rated among the top 50 percent of companies assessed, demonstrating our success in integrating the principles of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into our business. EcoVadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, creating a global network of more than 75,000 rated companies.

Every project presents new opportunities

We see each project as a chance to do better through our design choices. Regardless of the brief’s nature, sustainability is a top consideration in our designers’ 3 key lines of inquiry:

  1. How can we create innovative designs with consideration of sustainability and durability?
  2. How can we make our clients marketing spend go further?
  3. How can we create solutions that will have a big impact with shoppers?

We believe that creating a sustainable display, extends well beyond using a recyclable material. Whether we are creating a temporary or permanent display, our focus is on good design with sustainability integrated into the creative and production process.

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Design 4 Sustainability: D4S

Id8 Studio uses the principles of Design for Sustainability. D4S goes beyond how to make a green product and embraces how to meet consumer needs on a social, economic, and environmental level.

As we produce both permanent and temporary solutions depending on the nature of the brief, we have created two pathways to guide us through D4S.

D4S: Permanent display objectives

When working towards sustainability with our permanent designs, our focus is on generating a longer lifecycle through creating solutions that have the smallest carbon footprint possible.

  1. Long lasting design with durable materials
  2. Innovative concept that encourages reuse
  3. Easily updateable designs
  4. Reduce material use on displays
  5. Improve manufacturing efficiency
  6. Reduce manufacturing waste
  7. Optimise transportation efficiency
  8. Increase storage efficiency
  9. Design for disassembly to improve recyclability at end of life

Temporary display objectives

When tasked with a temporary, our aim is to design innovative solutions that balance the clients retail marketing promotion objectives with environmental considerations.

  1. Innovative aesthetic to broaden applications and to encourage longer use
  2. Minimise material use and choose one substrate where possible
  3. Lightweight recycled/ or recyclable materials
  4. Recycle all post-industrial waste
  5. Designed to be shipped flat with quick assembly
  6. Recyclable or reusable at end of campaign

Material and print considerations

  1. Corrugated carboard: Recycled and Recyclable
  2. Plastic: Recycled and Recyclable
  3. Paper: FSC and SFI Certified
  4. Wood: FSC and SFI Certified
  5. Metal: Recycled and Recyclable
  6. Print: Soybased ink and waterbased varnish