Givetake Annual Report 2016-2017

Summary of Givetake’s saved materials throughout the 2016-2017 school year. In total, we repurposed 1,567 waste items, 9,352 pounds by weight. Fall semester made up the bulk of recycling with 72% of the total weight. The top 3 most reused materials are wood(25%), paper(24%) and plastic(12%).  

“The Trump Effect” BFDA Panel, February 7th

The Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator is hosting The Trump Effect: Immigration, Apparel Manufacturing and the Environment on February 7th: Trump has voiced major changes in how the US will respond to immigrant populations, environmental issues and global manufacturing. Join us February 7th where we bring together respected experts to closely examine the potential consequences on […]

Cradle to Cradle Design Competition

Designing Cradle to Cradle Certified Products for the Circular Economy The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has launched its first-ever Product Design Challenge in partnership with Autodesk supporting the Design-Led Revolution. The contest is open to design students and design professionals. Finalists could collect up to $4,000 in a cash prize.  To participate, you’ll […]

beached: MFA Exhibition March 24 – 28

Opening Reception Monday, March 24, 6:00 – 10:00 pm Pratt Institute Brooklyn Campus 200 Willoughby Avenue Juliana Curran Terian Design Center Steuben Gallery Clinton-Washington stop on the G train There is a growing landscape of discarded plastic. In many urban cities this accumulation of plastic, particularly bottles, gets picked through and collected by Canners, who […]

Current 04 is now available

Current 04 is now available in print as well as ready to download from the Apple App Store. You can find it here. Current is a multi platform design journal that showcases creative, practice-based and applied research. It functions as a site for design researchers, design academics, students, professional designers, entrepreneurs, and the business community […]