Design for a Living World


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Author Abbott Miller, Ellen Lupton, Andy Grundberg,
Publisher Cooper Hewitt Publications
Date 2009
Cover Paperback
Dimensions 9.6 x 7.4 x 0.7 inches
Design for a living world asks us to think about the products we use -where they come from, how they are made, and the impacts they have on our planet. The Nature Conservancy invited ten designers to create new objects from sustainable materials sourced from around the world. Wood, plants, wool, and other organic materials were transformed into intriguing objects, revealing extraordinary stories about regeneration and the human connection to the earth's lands and waters. Together, designers and consumers can reshape our materials economy and help advance a global conservation ethic by choosing sustainable materials that support, rather than deplete, endangered places.