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SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Article Title

Designed to last

Authors

Keywords

Dr. Yan Yan Lam, Sustainability

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Issues of creativity and sustainability have usually been separated since the industrial revolution in the West over two hundred years ago. While most designers have thought about how to sell their products, rather than how to save the earth, an increasing number have begun to argue that this separation is untenable. The HKDI's Yan Yan Lam is one of them. As she explains to Daniel Jeffreys, a sustainable future for the planet is something that will only happen by disign.

First Page

46

Last Page

49