SustainAble A Handbook of Materials and Applications for Graphic Designers and Their Clients

ISBN-10: 1592534015
ISBN-13: 9781592534012
Edition: 2008
Authors: Aaris Sherin
List price: $40.00
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Description: Sustainable design is gaining prominence as a pivotal issue for the future of contemporary practice at the best design schools and at professional design conferences. Graphic designers and their clients are increasingly demanding sustainable  More...

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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA
Publication date: 7/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.826

Sustainable design is gaining prominence as a pivotal issue for the future of contemporary practice at the best design schools and at professional design conferences. Graphic designers and their clients are increasingly demanding sustainable solutions. Designers want to address these needs when presenting their work for consideration. As businesses continue to adapt to and provide environmental solutions with their own products, they are demanding it from their creative partners, and designers need to be on the forefront of these initiatives by being well informed.SustainAblewill provide the information they need to be ahead of the curve on sustainability issues, inform them on sustainable applications and to approach the issue of sustainability in the areas of paper, printing, formats, materials, inks, and executions.

Aaris Sherin is an educator, writer and designer. She is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at St John's University, Queens, New York. Sherin is a frequent lecturer and speaker at both national and international design conferences. Her writing has been featured in publications such as PRINT Magazine, STEP Inside Design, Form, Leonardo, and Design and Culture.

Introduction
Methods and Theory
Overview of Sustainable Design
What is Sustainable Design?
Corporate Sustainability: An Emerging Market
Paying the Bills with Socially Conscious Design
How We Got Here
Best Practices to Design Sustainability
Theoretical Framework
Natural Capitalism
Best Practices
The Problem with Green Washing
Sustainable Motivators
Why Be Socially and Environmentally Responsible?
Building Sustainability to Last
The Next Best Chance
The Science and Practice of Sustainable Design Forestry
Forestry
Paper Production
Printing
Recycled Paper
Fast Track to the Experts
Waste Not, Want Not
Sustainable Packaging
Putting It to Practice
Living and Working Sustainably
Viola Eco-Graphic Design
Plazm Design
GuerriniIsland
Nau
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Tricycle Inc.
Another Limited Rebellion
Green Map System
Two Twelve
Resources
Glossary
Endnotes
Designer Index
About the Author

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