Understanding the context of a particular design challenge is critical to ensuring an insightful and reliable solution. Most design challenges today require an astute understanding of the many dynamics at play to see a path forward. Context in this sense is the surrounding landscape of trends and influences across all aspects of design from brand, form, and interaction to platforms, IP, and underlying business models. The examples below were a specific and brief (2 weeks) exploration into the topic of sustainability as it pertains to design efforts.
Completion date: 12/09/2012