This week we have the Innovation&Sustainability project in our school. I am very happy about it first of all because I learn a lot, and second, because the school actually tries to spread the message and educate a responsible designer generation.
Although the intention is very noble, I’m skeptical about the effect. It is just not nice to see, while the lecturer talks about effects of consumerism, some students are checking out the latest arrivals on ASOS.
Anyway, I saw a very informative video about the Story of Stuff.It perfectly describes what is the problem with our material society. You can check it here (highly recommended!)
Or here is my interpretation in a picture: