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Advocating a Post-Consumer Society

by Heather Kallevig

Consumerism has been a major driver of our economy and thus our culture for decades. Our society has become so driven by wealth and materialism; the thought of a post-consumerist society seems nearly impossible. 228 more words

Commentary

Life Is Better When You Step Off The Treadmill

Life Is Better When You Step Off The Treadmill

Warning: The title of this article might startle those of you who know me because I’m so health conscious. 815 more words

Eric Vance Walton

Designing in the post-consumer age

Christmas is coming, again.  Last year, Australians reportedly spent $A32B at an average of $A1,200 per person during the silly season.  Nearly twenty million of these gifts with a value of around $A1B were… 545 more words

Design Thinking

Tiffany Gholar - Chicago, Illinois

Briefly describe the work that you do.

I have two primary bodies of work, Post-Consumerism, which consists of painted assemblages made with recycled materials, and The Doll Project, a conceptual photography series about how women are portrayed in the media and its effects on body image. 447 more words