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Ana Colaco Maruta Mestre
Name:Ana Colaco Maruta Mestre
Role:Research Fellow
School / Department:College of Art Architecture Design and Humanities, School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment
Telephone:+44 (0)115 848 2865
Publication:Go to Ana Colaco Maruta Mestre publications


Mestre, A. 2014, Cork Design: A Design Action Intervention Approach Towards Sustainable Product Innovation, Delft Academic Press, Delft.

Mestre, A. 2008, Design Cork for Future, Innovation and Sustainability, 1st Edition, SUSDESIGN, Lisbon.

Vogtländer J.G., Mestre A., et al, Eco-efficient value creation, Sustainable strategies for the circular economy, Sustainable Design Series of the Delft University of Technology, Delft Academic Press, Second edition, Delft.

Journal Articles : 

Mestre, A. 2015, A design action intervention approach in the cork industry towards sustainable product innovation, J. Design Research, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 185–235.

Mestre, A. 2013, Corque Design: A New World Branding for Cork, PAD Pages on Arts & Design Journal.

Mestre, A. & Vogtlander J. 2013, Eco-efficient value creation of cork products: an LCA – based method for design intervention, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 57, 101- 114.

Mestre, A. et al 2009, Creativity and Innovation in Sustainable Product Development: the case of the Design Cork for Future, Innovation and Sustainability, in Creative Economy and Beyond: International Conference on the creative economy, Helsinki, Finland.

Mestre, A., Brezet H. & Christiaans H. 2009, A Material-based Design Intervention Model (Mb- DIM) for Sustainable Product Innovation: The case of the Design Cork Project. Ecodesign 2009, 6th Inter. Symposium on Env. Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Union of Eco Designers and AIST, Sapporo.

Mestre, A. and Diehl, J.C. 2006, Significances of Matter in Design (SMD) A Portuguese Design Research Project about Sustainability, Identity and Innovation, Underground Conference, publication nº 0170.

Mestre, A. and Diehl J.C. 2003, Design Guidelines for the Integration of Renewable Energy into Consumer Products, Journal of the Asian Design International Conference.

Diehl, J. C., Soumitri G.V., and Mestre A. 2001, Ecodesign Methodology Development within the Indian European Ecodesign Program, EcoDesign 01, Tokyo, Japan.