Delicate – A lovely book about Food Design. ”You are HOW you eat, as much as what you eat. Eating has become more than merely fulfilling a fundamental bodily need. Now, more than ever, it is an expression of our mindset, identity, spirit, culture, and aspirations.” As a Packaging Designer this book is really valuable, for inspirational purpose and to get closer to the most creative ways of creating and presenting food.
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The Big Book of Packaging ”In light of the recent lift in environmental consciousness, this volume of the Big Book Series will devote one third of its content to the increasingly important subject of green packaging-showing designers and retailers how to package their products creatively, responsibly, and at low cost, factors that will be reflected in the books own packaging/binding as well.”
A book for dedicated designers. How to design sustainable packaging. Have a look inside the book, and order it here.
Even the graphic design plays an important role of responsible products. This is a book about Sustainable Graphic Design, which helps designers view graphic design as a holistic process. By exploring eco-conscious materials and production techniques, it shows designers how to create more effective and more sustainable designs. You can order the book here.
”In Strategy for Sustainability Adam Werbach shows us how sustainability moves beyond compliance-oriented “green” initiatives to become a key strategy for achieving both competitive advantage and meaningful change. By integrating a systems perspective into business practice and priorities, Werbach lays out a compelling new model for building core business strategy” Gene Kahn, VP, Global Sustainability Officer, General Mills Inc.
Graphic Design, how much does it affect the environment? Can we make a difference with it? Here is a book where you find good tips where to start. Green Graphic Design – by Brian Dougherty - re-frames the way designers can think about the work they create, while remaining focused on cost constraints and corporate identity. Simple, eco-innovative changes are demonstrated in all phases of the design process, including: Picking projects, Strategizing with clients, Building strong green brands, Choosing materials for manufacture and shipping, Picking ink and paper, Binding, Working with clients to foster transparency and corporate social responsibility. View the book online here.
Today you get advices everywhere how to go green. Authors Mark Townsend and David Glick were tired of all books and web sites telling people how to live, preaching to us. So they decided to do the exact opposite: How NOT to go green, in an ironic way. The message is still the same, you learn in which ways we ARE destroying the planet. Buy 50 ways to f**k the planet here
”Don’t do things today that make tomorrow worse” - Nathan Shedroff’s book, ”Design is the Problem”, presents a practical and straight-forward explanation of sustainable design. He divides it into five parts; learning how to reduce, reuse, recycle, restore, and process.
Further the book explains:
- How sustainability isn’t as difficult to understand and address as many would have you think
- Several of the leading frameworks and perspectives on sustainability
- How to insert sustainability into the development process that you’re already using
- The many, practical strategies that make the products, services, and events you design and develop more sustainable—right now