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Welcome January I ecobe Sustainability Sparks
  • Cradle to Cradle
  • Building strong structures like a sponge

Welcome January I ecobe Sustainability Sparks

Welcome December I ecobe Sustainability Sparks
  • Tips for circular design
  • Bioluminescence

Welcome December I ecobe Sustainability Sparks

Welcome November I ecobe Sustainability Sparks
  • Circular economy
  • Swarm intelligence, the magic of seven

Welcome November I ecobe Sustainability Sparks

Welcome October I ecobe Sustainability Sparks
  • Three sustainability strategies and how to use them
  • Inspired by nature, how does nature keep warm and dry?

Welcome October I ecobe Sustainability Sparks

Welcome September I ecobe Sustainability Sparks
  • Do you know the triangle of Sustainability and that you can use it as a creative brainstorming tool to find sustainable solutions?
  • Inspired by nature, How can we create strong but lightweight materials like nature?

Welcome September I ecobe Sustainability Sparks

Welcome August I ecobe sustainability sparks
  • Are you a small business owner and want to make your business more sustainable?
  • Inspired by nature, How can we create eco-friendly colors like nature?

Welcome August I ecobe Sustainability Sparks

Ulla Soeder

Hello, I am Ulla, the founder of ecobe.

I am a sustainability consultant, designer, and Biomimicry specialist and love to write about creative methods, creating sustainable businesses, design and Biomimicry.

I look forward to connect with you. 

Sustainability Bits

Find inspiration, news and sustainability activities on our blog.

Structural Color

Structural Color

Did you know that the beautiful colors of their wings often arise not through pigments but through a phenomenon called structural color? A way nature creates color is with a nanostructure that reflects or scatters light so that waves of specific frequencies can constructively interfere. These nanostructured materials are said to have structural color.

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Life’s Principles: Unlocking Nature’s Design Secrets through Biomimicry

Life’s Principles: Unlocking Nature’s Design Secrets through Biomimicry

At the core of biomimicry lie the Life’s Principles, a set of universal design guidelines derived from the patterns and strategies found in nature. These principles serve as a framework for sustainable and regenerative solutions, offering insights into how organisms have adapted and flourished over time. By emulating these principles, we can create solutions that are efficient and resilient and in harmony with the natural world.

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