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Green Graphic Design

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Can a graphic designer be a catalyst for positive change? Green Graphic Design reframes 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
· Ch
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Paperback, 212 pages
Published October 14th 2008 by Allworth
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Sophie
Dec 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Very informative.
Noah
Mar 07, 2009 rated it it was ok
A serviceable guide to the growing movement of environmentally conscious graphic designers. Spends much of it's time on product design using mostly examples from the author's firm which specializes in working with very large corporations. I'm not entirely certain what audience this is for since it reads like a design primer and covers territory that professional designers will most likely already know, but doesn't offer small scale, simple solutions for students and young designers who won't nec ...more
Eric
Feb 03, 2009 rated it really liked it
Indispensable for designers. Nice work, Brian and Celery! Finally, a fairly comprehensive guide to approach a more sustainable design practice. It's only flaws would be that some of the information is probably already out of date, and I wish the case studies were a larger scale of projects (if only to give us some hope that these practices are happening at the top corporate levels). Maybe there is an accompanying update website in the works?
Christine
Jun 07, 2010 rated it really liked it
A really inspiring and inviting read. I learned a lot about green production basics as well as emerging perspectives on the field of graphic design. I was definitely thrilled about the design avocado metaphor, as I've been faced with lots of people who chose to see graphic design as only surface design :(
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Jun 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Excellent communication
Tim
Jun 16, 2009 rated it it was amazing
sustainability. responsibility. two words that mean much more than they did two days ago...
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