TYPO Berlin 2012 sustain


John Hudson

John is a Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design, he teaches on both undergraduate and post-graduate courses at Staffordshire and Worcester University. He holds an MA with distinction in Sustainable Graphic Communication and is currently working towards a research PhD that looks at ways to embed responsibility within design curriculum. John’s varied background includes running his own artisan bakery, old house restoration and IT consultant. He has spent the last ten years working and studying as a UK based graphic designer and lecturer.


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Responsible Designer: evolving design education

TYPO Berlin 2012, 19.05.2012, 15:00 Uhr (TYPO Hall)

Embedding sustainability into design education will enable the next generation of graphic designers and thinkers to practice more responsibly within their chosen discipline. But how do we engage students with the complex issues surrounding sustainability? John Hudson’s presentation will discuss some of the issues and present examples of best practice. It will be showcasing ‘Responsible Designer’ a smartphone/tablet application and studio system, which enables users to take a more responsible approach to decision making within the design process.