The 10 criteria of Long-Life Design
1. Repair A system and method for repairing goods for continued use must be available.
2. Cost The costs of goods must be set at a level that will allow the manufacturer to continue production.
3. Sales The seller must have a strong will to convey its beliefs to consumers.
4. Manufacturing The manufacturer must be passionate about the process of “making.”
5. Function The product must be functional and easy to use.
6. Safety The product must be safe to use.
7. Planned Production The product must be produced in planned and foreseeable volumes.
8. User The product must lead its users’ attentions to broader issues.
9. Environment The product must be made with consideration of the environment in any age.
10. Design The product must be beautiful.