Design perspectives: sustainable living


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In March 2020 Design Council launched its strategy which set the direction of work for the next four years. It has identified three strategic priorities where the greater use of design could make a significant difference and subsequently benefit peoples’ lives: improving health and wellbeing; enabling sustainable living; and increasing design skills.

This short report is intended to prompt a discussion about the part that design can play in supporting and enabling sustainable living. It draws primarily on the findings of interviews that Shared Intelligence was commissioned to carry out with 12 experts in the field.