How to approach sustainable product design? A series of post introducing the different frameworks and approaches to sustainable fashion design
Seven approaches to fashion design in a sustainable era. From natural capital to system thinking
Applying system thinking as an approach to sustainable design is the last post in a series discussing the different framework and approaches to sustainable design. A complex society with many different challenges for the near future demands a framework that puts complexity into a simpler way of doing things than before. Find out how!
21st centuries seek restorative solutions for the planet. The sustainable design process needs to seek to be restorative of the planet rather than destructive, reverse impacts, eliminate externalities and increase natural capital by supporting the biophysical functions provided for by nature. Read more.
Run-DMC, is one of the most influential hip-hop groups from queen, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jam Master Jay. Not only powerful music wise, it was also one of the very original groups that realized and developed the business potential of a whole new industry Hip-hop, the first that signed endorsement contract with a multinational clothing brand Adidas ($1.6 million). Furthermore, they pioneered and explored the musical collaboration ship across genre and importance of MC and DJ relationship.
Design with nature discusses the Permaculture design framework. Nature is not served by rigid laws, but by rhythmical, reciprocal processes, this must be kept in mind. We need to re-discover cycles, pulsation and subtler transmissions of nature energies that actually science took away because of its materialistically based methodology
The natural step is a framework for sustainable design and the fifth post in a series that aims to discuss the different framework and ways to approach for sustainable fashion design. The natural step method with is rooted in a scientific an approach on how to solve complex problems; system thinking.
The previous ways of designing, manufacturing and product consumption since the industrial revolution has failed and caused tremendous damage. Product Lifecycle assessment is the fourth post in a series that aims to discuss the different approaches and framework for sustainable fashion design that can make a difference.