This list, created by the School of Visual Concepts, Seattle, in cooperation with AIGA Seattle, Aquent, and Olympus Press, boasts slightly more than the claimed 101 Things Designers Can do to Save the Earth, weighing in at closer to 110. I felt rather conflicted about posting the link, as the list recycles some options itself [...]
After reading yesterday about the role and ethics of photojournalism (an oft-discussed topic here at Groundswell) it’s opportune to hear news of the new Alabama Chanin line. The eco-fashion studio is currently showing for Fall/Winter ’08 at LF8 Studio in New York City alongside civil rights photographer Charles Moore‘s work. Designer Natalie Chanin chose to [...]
Lovely as a Tree is a fantastic resource for environmentally conscious graphic designers. They offer info on how your design practices impact the environment, and offers resources to both calculate and reduce your impact. They are UK-based, but they offer global insights. They also have a fantastic website.
Metropolis recently set forth clear guidelines for planning to minimize the environmental impact of design work. Since there is still no perfect product, think of these as seven pieces of a Platonic whole, a set of best practices, and a possible road map for a new model of twenty-first-century manufacturing. Since creating inherently means making [...]
The Urban Forest Project is coming to Denver in mid-October to plaster the streets with eco-friendly, tree-themed banners. The tree symbolizes sustainability, and in keeping with the project’s awareness-raising mission, the banners will be recycled (they are made of Ecophab, up-cycled from plastic bottles) into messenger bags sold by Alchemy Goods, who will donate proceeds [...]