Gallery: Highlights from Compostmodern 2008

 

Today’s Compostmodern conference in San Francisco didn’t disappoint, with a design-star-studded line up of speakers from Alex Steffen of Worldchanging to Marc Alt (co-organizer of our Greener Gadgets Conference!), Adam Werbach of Act Now Productions and Scott Stowell of Open. Discussions centered around sustainable innovation in design, what it really means to design “green,” and the future of environmental responsibility in the design world. Highlights included Joel Makower’s morning introduction, which likened sustainability to teenage sex: “Everyone says they’re doing it, but not many people really are. And those who are, aren’t doing it well,” to Jane Savage’s overview of Nike’s “Considered” program which combines a forward-thinking corporate responsibility plan with innovative design.

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  1. Cathy Monaco January 21, 2008 at 12:56 pm

    For those of us who do not live in San Francisco or New York (where most of the green stuff seems to be happening) it would be wonderful if there were videos available on Inhabitat, AFTER the conference, of the speakers so that we could all benefit from what these leaders have to say. Is that a possibility?

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