17 Jul '11, 12pm

Announcing Guilded, A New School for Sustainable Design in New York (Video)

In order to create beautiful and thoughtful products, sustainability must be a fundamental component of every stage of design and manufacturing. All this means is that a product can't be beautiful if it's toxic, it can't be healthy if it's harmful, and it can't be meaningful if it diminishes the worth of the people and resources who made it. That being said, the information on sustainability that is currently available can be confusing, misleading and incomplete. Our mission is to build the centralized resource and standardized vocabulary for sustainable design that doesn't yet exist in in fashion and textiles.

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