Podcast Episode 32 – How to Use Design for a Purpose

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Episode #32: Scott Boylston on How to Use Design for a Purpose

In this HOW Design Live podcast episode, Ilise Benun, founder of Marketing-Mentor.com and Partner for HOW Design Live’s Creative Entrepreneur program, talks with Scott Boylston, Graduate Coordinator of SCAD’s Design for Sustainability program, about opportunities for designers to simultaneously use their design skills for a purpose and make their lives more meaningful.

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Scott Boylston is a graduate coordinator of the Masters in Design for Sustainability at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) and the author of three books. He founded SCAD’s Design Ethos ‘DO-ference,’ a workshop-based conference that brings together design practitioners with community leaders to address social and economic issues.

Scott is president of Emergent Structures, a non-profit organization dedicated to community-based material reclamation and re-use. He has published essays in design journals including Core 77, Design Observer, Communication Arts, and Sustainable Brands, and short stories in highly acclaimed literary journals. He speaks internationally on design and sustainability.

 

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