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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Design is the Problem: The Future of Design Must Be Sustainable

Design is the Problem: The Future of Design Must Be Sustainable, by Nathan Shedroff has just been published by Rosenfeld Media, and is likely to become one of the most important books for designers on the subject of design, design practice, and sustainability. Allan Chochinov over at Core77 recently interviewed the author discuss the new book. It’s well worth a look.

There’s nothing inherently off-putting about sustainability at all. I challenge you to find someone who is “in favor” of purposely ruining the future. The problem is in helping people become aware of their impacts and connecting their perfectly adequate values to the effects their activities have.

We can’t wait to get our hands on this one.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:58 am  


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