Sustainability, Design and Daily Life

The world population is growing and has already surpassed seven billion inhabitants. For UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme), by 2050, when the world population is expected to reach nine billion, three planets will be needed to meet human needs. What does that mean? That the way we live is not sustainable and that if we do not urgently rethink the relationship between consumption and the environment, we will face very serious crises on a global scale in the coming decades.

How can Graphic Design act for the good of the Environment and Social Development?

After briefly introducing the graphic designer's skills and showing possible ways in which he can associate his professional performance with the environment and society, two practical case studies will be shown where academic knowledge from various areas were applied in real situations, seeking to shape directly the reality of our country, which we can also consider a type of Environmental Re-Education.

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