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NATALIA ALLEN

The Little Black Dress Goes Zero Waste, Thanks to Robots

Fashion designer Natalia Allen has created a new model for sustainable fashion that has made the fashion world take notice. 3p spoke with…
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Italian Yacht Designer Christian Grande Proposes Posh Floating Village

Famed yacht designer Christian Grande of Italy has proposed AbiFloat, which combines modular building and luxury in a floating village setting.
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Conscious Design Can Drive Systemic Change in the Fashion Industry

Issues in the fashion industry continue to greatly outpace any progress. However, there is another avenue that can effect more widespread change: making…
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Marketing for Good: The (Often Overlooked) Power of Design

Good design makes complicated things simple. Great design does it while inspiring us. Think of the first time you spun an iPod thumb…
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SXSW Eco Interview: Paul Dillinger, Levi Strauss & Co.

Paul Dillenger describes how design thinking can lead to surprising innovation and even solutions to complicated sustainability problems we might have overlooked.
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Interview: Todd Taylor on Darden’s ‘Restaurants of the Future’

Darden has set out to utilize innovative technology in all corners of its restaurants, appropriately dubbed 'restaurants of the future.' I sat down…
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Photo Essay: How Workplaces Reflect Company Goals

These images illustrate how each company’s unique workplace reflects its sustainability and employee productivity goals.
Triple Pundit was one of hundreds of organizations to attend the annual SXSW Eco conference in Austin last week. This post is part of our ongoing coverage.

Experts Discuss Tackling Big Problems Through Design at SXSW Eco

On the first day of SXSW Eco, design experts discussed examples of how creative design makes sustainability easy, cost-effective and beautiful.
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Op-Ed: Design Has to be Emotionally Durable

Jon Turney asks how we can move away from a disposable culture to one in which people really care about 'stuff.'
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Teaching to the Future: A Design School Where Nature is Always the Client

Ecosa Institute Founding Director Tony Brown discusses the need for design professionals to have sensitivity to the natural world as they explore solutions…
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Sustainable Design in Masdar City: Photo Essay

Flip through this photo essay, featuring images snapped on a recent tour of the city during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2014, for an…
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Psychology of Space: The Smell and Feel of Your Workplace

How does your workplace feel to you? The spaces we occupy shape who we are and and how we behave, which directly influences…
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Sustainable Cities: Smart Future, Meet Passive Past

To look 100 years into the future, we really need to look back 100 years to our past to learn from our predecessors.
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Levi Strauss Develops Triple Bottom Line Khakis

The new Levi Strauss Wellthread collection doesn't just innovate for the environment, designers also considered worker well-being in their designs.
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SXSWeco Interview: Emma Stewart, Autodesk on Smart Cities

We've long been impressed with Autodesk's contribution to the smart or "green" building design movement so it was only logical that I ask…