The Beneficial Design Institute stands for a positive cultural change that combines quality, innovation and beauty with sustainability in a global context.

With our holistic approach of closed loops (Closed Loop and Circular Design Systems) in the sense of the Cradle to Cradle philosophy, we combine artistic and scientific theory with practice. We research, develop and test holistic innovation concepts, design fashion, textiles and products from prototypes to series production, consult and conceptualize. We also see ourselves as networkers and multipliers and give impulses for teaching and further education.


Last week Friederike von Wedel-Parlow was invited by the Goethe Institut Ghana to their monthly conversational series Blind Data. Together with Yvette Tetteh they discussed the impacts of fast fashion and sustainability.

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ArmedAngels Circular Tee

Das 'Circular Tee' des deutschen Modelabels ArmedAngels verbindet gleich mehrere kreislauffähige Innovationen in einem Produkt - sowohl auf materieller, als auch auf technologischer und systemischer Ebene.

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Klimaschutz-Podiumsdiskussion des kfd

Am 20.11.2021 nahm Friederike von Wedel-Parlow an der Klimaschutz-Podiumsdiskussion des kfd in Münster teil, um das Thema Nachhaltigkeit in der Mode mit Branchenexperten vielschichtig zu beleuchten.

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