Sustainable Design

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN


A DANGEROUS BREED

By Peter Maxwell

Technological sustainability is not enough: we need ecologically sustainable design, where secondary use is pre-designed into products. Read more

THE DESIGNER'S DILEMMA

By Valerie Casey

In this essay from 2007 Casey urges designers to think about how concern for the state of the environment affects the design process. Read more

 

MANIFESTO

By John Thackara

"We will not pretend things are simple when they are complex. We value the fact that by acting inside a system, you will probably improve it."  Read more