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Green Design

I was just introduced to this concept of “Green Design.” What is green design? No, it’s not green marijuana leaves with hemp tied around it. It’s eco-friendly materials, with ideas that support this idea of a clean organic world.
What do I have to say about this? Well, it’s definitely not from my neck of the woods. Don’t get me wrong, I believe in keeping our environment clean, but there are extremes to everything. So, in this project, I want to make it Green, but do this without being overboard.
So I guess my first step is to do research on these “eco-friendly

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“First Things First” Manifesto

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I read the Design manifesto before designing this poster. I can’t say that I have the appreciation for this idea because I haven’t been designing in the real world, doing ads for butt-toners like all these designers have. It is our job to market these products though. Honestly, if you want to design for worthy causes, you can do this, but it’s a tradeoff. You aren’t going to make a living off this. You’re going to have to do these types of things on the side. Talk to me in 10 years when I’ve been in the field for a number of years, and then I’ll tell you if I’m sick of designing for commercial items.