The Designers AccordSustainability in 7video series delivers a daily dose of design inspiration by today's leading sustainability experts. Join in the conversation as they share 7 things every designer should consider when integrating sustainability into design practice.
Alissa Walker remains true to her surname in this playful Friday edition of Sustainability in 7, in which she imparts short, sweet bits (or licks, as it were) of practical wisdom. Enjoy!
About Alissa Walker
Alissa Walker is a freelance writer who can most often be found in Los Angeles. She writes about design, architecture, cities, and transportation for many publications, including Fast Company and GOOD, and is the associate producer for the public radio show "DnA: Design and Architecture." In 2010, Alissa was named as a USC/Annenberg Getty Arts Journalism Fellow for her writing about design and urbanism. She lives in a royal blue house in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles where she throws ice cream socials, writes infrequently on her blog, Gelatobaby, and relishes life in L.A. without a car.
The Designers Accord is a global coalition of designers, educators, and business leaders working together to create positive environmental and social impact. Adopters of the Designers Accord commit to five guidelines that provide collective and individual ways to integrate sustainability into design. The Designers Accord provides a participatory platform with online and offline manifestations so that members have access to a community of peers who share methodologies, resources, and experiences around environmental and social issues in design.