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07 Dec 2011

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Jennifer Stewart @jenstew ?

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Partner at Modern Species, a sustainable brand design studio specializing in the organic products industry.

Jennifer Stewart's Website:
www.ModernSpecies.com

  • Jennifer Stewart wrote a new blog post: Sustainable Design Degree Alternatives   1 month, 1 week ago · View

    Thumbnail I once heard a UX designer say, “Colleges didn’t even teach what I now do every day.” My hope is that sustainable graphic designers will be able to say that one day, too. Right now sustainable design is a profession for only a few self-educated designers, but is generally ignored in the average graphic design [...]

  • Jennifer Stewart wrote a new blog post: Designers Accord Town Hall Seattle 2012 Event Recap   1 year, 12 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The second Seattle Designers Accord Town Hall was held October 11th at Carbon Design Group’s studio. The event was organized by  Carbon,Modern Species and  AIGA Seattle . The theme of the night was  “Are We There Yet?” reflecting the seemingly endless journey of designers striving to produce sustainable results for willing clients. The evening kicked off with [...]

  • Jennifer Stewart wrote a new blog post: Why You Should Embrace Transparency   2 years, 1 month ago · View

    Thumbnail The speakers at the  Sustainable Brands Conference this year often repeated the phrase “transparency is not an option anymore.” The hot topic of transparency is indeed a sign of things to come and while it may be ominous to larger brands, it also provides opportunities for companies both large and small. So what is transparency for a [...]

  • Jennifer Stewart wrote a new blog post: Full Disclosure in Eco-Fashion   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    Thumbnail When you’re shopping for clothes, do you ever look at the price tag and think,  Sweet mother! Is this thing made of spun gold? What could possibly justify this price? Well one fashion retailer,  HONEST BY , is trying to bring the hidden infrastructure behind fashion costs to the forefront with a shocking amount of transparency. You’ll never [...]

  • Jennifer Stewart wrote a new blog post: What You Don’t Know About Bio Packaging   2 years, 8 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Let’s get one thing straight, I think biodegradable packaging is a very good thing. I encourage large companies like Coca-Cola to push for more environmentally safe plant-based plastics in their packaging. I get excited to see take-out restaurants offer biodegradable cutlery. But I’m also aware that our current system is not setup for biodegradable packaging. [...]

  • Jennifer Stewart and Rachel Martin are now friends   2 years, 9 months ago · View

  • Jennifer Stewart and Gage Mitchell are now friends   2 years, 9 months ago · View

  • Jennifer Stewart wrote a new blog post: Water Saving in Web Design   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    ThumbnailThink websites and data don’t use water? Think again. Waste is usually associated with tangible things, but the data cloud is not as intangible as we think. In fact large data farms like Amazon’s blow through an estimated 360,000 gallons of water a day just to keep things cool. Most people know that server farms are energy [...]

  • Jen Stewart wrote a new blog post: A Checklist for Sustainable Packaging   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    The other day I listened to a fantastic webinar on Packaging Sustainability from the  2 DEGREES NETWORK featuring Katherine O’Dea of  GREEN BLUE . Among her many statistics, she laid out how different companies in her survey measure sustainable packaging. The list she gave provides a great checklist for other companies attempting to reduce their impact. So here’s [...]

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