Susanne Pierce Maddux
MDes Spring 2022
Project Aer, is an innovative material-forward design approach solving for sustainable and affordable home air filtration. Project Aer explores theinherent values, versatility and beauty of the material active charcoal by using it to replace plastic parts and as act as a filtration mechanism.
Susanne Pierce Maddux’s Berkeley MDes project “Aer” has been recognized as an award winner in the 2023 CORE 77 Design Awards’ sustainability category.
Aer is a material-driven design concept for a novel consumer home air filter that uses compostable bioplastic materials and an innovative design to create an affordable,