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06 Aug 2010

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Emily Carr @emilylcarr ?

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Emily Carr is the CFSD Certification Committee Lead and works as a senior consultant for a global consulting firm, specializing in communications. An accredited LEED professional, she has managed strategy and implementation for a wide variety of projects in the interactive and environmental disciplines of graphic design, interior design, and architecture.

  • Emily Carr wrote a new blog post: Reducing Your Professional Carbon Footprint   3 years, 8 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Working from home. For many it sounds like a dream come true, and it is certainly a priority for many. In fact, in a recent compensation survey of 1,400 CFOs conducted by Robert Half International, 46% said telecommuting is second only to salary as the best way to attract top talent. For those of us who do it on [...]

  • Emily Carr wrote a new blog post: As If You Need Another Reason To Quit   3 years, 9 months ago · View

    Thumbnail It’s the first week in February. By now, over 90% of New Year’s resolutions have come and gone. Many people take on weight loss or other healthy habits; quitting smoking is another popular resolution. According to whyquit.com, if the only tactic you employ is to make a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking, then your odds of [...]

  • Emily Carr wrote a new blog post: How to Create Some Holiday “Greenery” of Your Own   3 years, 11 months ago · View

    Thumbnail For most of us, the holiday season is a time filled with joy and abundance. It’s a time for gift-giving, getting together with friends, splurging, indulging, and celebrating all that the past year has brought us. In general, most of our traditional holiday practices are not hallmarks of sustainability. However, although I’m very much in favor [...]

  • This week, I am beginning an exciting new chapter in my life, and working outside design for the first time in my career. After almost four years with an architectural/interior design firm, I am moving to a communications strategy position within a management consulting organization. As part of the AIGA design community as well the architectural community, [...]

  • Emily Carr wrote a new blog post: The Personal Cost of Green   4 years, 1 month ago · View

    Thumbnail I have been working in sustainable design for several years now, and I’ve found that the first challenge that we (as designers) often encounter is a hesitation around price. “Isn’t LEED or sustainable design more expensive?” Yes, sometimes it is. LED or florescent light fixtures cost more (but last longer), off-the-shelf green cleaning products usually carry [...]

  • ThumbnailPart of the challenge of working sustainably is coming up with products that meet your needs. If you are working in conventional graphic design with printed materials, you often have a pre-set catalogue of options available: soy inks, 100% recycled paper, CFC-certified printers, and the like. But what if you’re working in a different medium, such [...]

  • Emily Carr wrote a new blog post: Applying LEED Principles to Graphic Design   4 years, 3 months ago · View

    ThumbnailIn today’s ongoing discussions regarding sustainability, certification, and the role of graphic design in advancing both, many designers have asked, “Why can’t we have LEED for graphic design?” The answer, not surprisingly, is a complicated one. Part of the reason that LEED is well supported and understood in the architecture community is because it exists in [...]

  • Emily Carr became a registered member   4 years, 3 months ago · View


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