Looking for Christmas gifts? How about a personalised signed copy of Green Design by Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs?
Green Design, which costs £20 plus postage and packaging, presents 140 projects that address environmental and social sustainability across architecture, product design, interiors, lighting, homeware, furniture, textiles and transport design.The 253-page book includes a foreword by British designer Tom Dixon.
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Further details from publisher Carlton Books:
From vast architectural projects to modest one-off pieces of salvaged furniture, “Green Design” shows how the design world is responding to the environmental challenges of the twenty-first century. Emerging trends in green design are covered, such as recycling and ethical sourcing.
Also considered is the parallel issue of social sustainability, where the welfare of factory workers is given equal importance to environmental issues, and the idea of Cradle to Cradle enterprises, where a product can be reused over several product histories or unending ‘loops’.
By showcasing existing green innovations as well as visionary projects that will be built in the coming years, including the world’s first zero-carbon city, “Green Design” paints a future where technology and ethics merge.
About the Author
Lecturer, entrepreneur, curator and award-winning journalist Marcus Fairs, formerly founding editor of icon magazine, is editor of online design magazine Dezeen. He has appeared on BBC TV, notably in his documentary about Philippe Starck (2003) and Home (2006). In autumn 2007 Marcus devised and curated the Trash Luxe exhibition of recycled design at Liberty’s London. He lives in London, England.
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