Scott Boylston @scottboylston ?Member
Scott Boylston is the program coordinator and co-author of SCAD's Design for Sustainability program. He is author of three books, including “Designing Sustainable Packaging,” and a book of poems on worldwide environmental degradation. Scott's been writing fiction since the early 90s, with over a dozen short stories published in highly acclaimed literary journals. He's published numerous articles on design, ethics and sustainability, and speaks internationally on these topics.
Scott is director and co-founder of Emergent Structures, a non-profit organization dedicated to the innovative reclamation of building materials through community collaboration (emergentstructres.org). He is past State Board of Directors member for US Green Building Council-Georgia, a steering committee member for Healthy Savannah, and a member of the Chatham Environmental Forum. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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What If the World Is Not Broken?
NOTE: Ten months ago, Hannah du Plessis wrote an introduction to a series of articles that reflected on the nature of co-design and SCAD’s Design Ethos DO-ference. ...
The Management Complexity of Managing Complexity: An accelerated case study of design team dynamics at Design Ethos 2012
I recently had the pleasure of being involved in the Do-ference portion of the design-for good-focused Design Ethos Conference held at SCAD April 19 – 21, 2012. Answering the Design Ethos call ...
3 Big Questions About Method’s New Ocean-Plastic Bottle
Method made a splash with its latest packaging innovation, a bottle of 100 percent recycled content with 25 percent coming from plastic trash found in the ...
Spills, Triggers and Movements
So, we do have to talk about the spill, but what about the role designers might play in determining what the spill will mean? Those who are directly affected ...
AIGA Atlanta: Boylston Presents New Directions in Design Action
AIGA Atlanta and the U.S. Green Building Council- Georgia Chapter hosted “Exploring Emergent Structures” on Thursday, April 22, 2010. Scott Boylston, professor at Savannah College of Art ...
Design Thinking vs. Social Innovation
I read this article today by Robert Fabricant of frog design. He discusses the distinction between design thinking and social innovation, offering some helpful points for learning through ...
In place of a less bad economy
“A thief who tells a judge he is stealing less than before will receive no leniency. So why do companies get environmental awards for polluting less – even though they ...
Designing an associative life
Government departments or ministries responsible for sustainability, or "the environment", are too often constrained by small budgets and modest influence. Their very existence allows traditional departments - "industry", "economic affairs", ...
“I have cast my lot with those, who, age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world.” —Adrienne Rich What on Earth are we doing? Is it OK to ...