Wambamboo @ Sydney Design Festival

ceiling installation by tribe studio architects

As part of Sydney Design week, Kent Gration recently spoke at the Sydney Powerhouse Museum on Tuesday August 11 for Eat Green Design and the Design Study Day: Sustainability in Design talk for secondary school students.

Topics covered by Kent included the issue of non-renewable material overuse in the furniture industry and resultant environmental and sociological impacts. Other designers who spoke at the Sustainability in Design event included:

Alexandra Gilmour - 2008 Powerhouse Wizard - Swash Waterless Dishwasher
Duncan Underwood - Director of Operations and Sustainability, Digital Eskimo
Douglas Tomkin MDes (RCA), Associate Professor, School of Design, Faculty of Design Architecture and Building, UTS

Thank you to Cilla Maden for organising Eat Green Design and Debbie Pryor from the Sydney Powerhouse Musem for organising the Sustainability in Design seminar.