Sustainable UX by Design 2017-01-04T04:07:09+00:00

My passion for  Sustainable UX has been ongoing throughout my career.  One of my personal frustrations is in the challenges in quantifying one’s daily impact on the planet.  This resource area is meant to make sure that no other strategist runs into the same quandary.  An accumulation of resources, ‘Sustainable by Design’ is meant to be a jumping point for others looking to plan and building sustainable UX solutions.

  • The Vision of a Sustainable City

    4 years ago, I had the pleasure of hearing Hitachi's concept of 'Smart Cities', or city environments that were both fully self-sustaining and carbon neutral. As this vision gains more traction in places like Japan and China, we're beginning to see more and more discussion [...]

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The Vision of a Sustainable City

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4 years ago, I had the pleasure of hearing Hitachi's concept of 'Smart Cities', or city environments that were both fully self-sustaining and carbon neutral. As this vision gains more traction in places like Japan [...]

Another fantastic primary source in Sustainable UX

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'Sustainable Virtual Design' is one of the spots you'll want to bookmark.  Full of excellent research, as well as tips you can apply immediately, this is a daily go-to for keeping up on Sustainable UX.  From [...]

Understanding the Real Price of a Product

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It's been a source of frustration for green consumers and strategists alike when one isn't able to understand the environmental impact of a product.  The currency price may seem cheap, but often times the cheapest [...]

Sustainable UX Design Tips

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Sustainable UX Conference Video Playlist

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James Christie has posted all of the conference talks.  The videos range from his own Carbon Conscious Web design to Jen Briselli's Meta-Sustainable UX, as well [...]

The Product Plan for a Sustainable Site

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Chris Adams' Mural for the steps he went through to plan, build and host a Sustainable website is not only enlightening, but also full of information [...]

Another fantastic primary source in Sustainable UX

1:52:55 pm|0 Comments

'Sustainable Virtual Design' is one of the spots you'll want to bookmark.  Full of excellent research, as well as tips you can apply immediately, this is a [...]

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Sustainable UX Conference Video Playlist

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James Christie has posted all of the conference talks.  The videos range from his own Carbon Conscious Web design to Jen Briselli's Meta-Sustainable UX, as well as Mike Gifford's excellent Open Source and Sustainability talk. [...]

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TED Talks on Sustainability

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You can't go wrong with this amazing list of talks.  If you're a UX strategist, or just a designer looking for inspiration for getting into sustainable UX, this is a [...]

Tim Frick’s ‘Design for Sustainability’

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I had the chance to listen to Tim discuss his book during last week's Sustainable UX Conference.  It was an inspiring challenge to action - a real contrast to often [...]

Mighty Bytes and Sustainable Web Design

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If you're a designer looking to find ways to make your work more sustainable, Mighty Bytes has published a comprehensive guide to doing just that.  If you're in the design business, [...]

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The Vision of a Sustainable City

12:48:23 pm|0 Comments

4 years ago, I had the pleasure of hearing Hitachi's concept of 'Smart Cities', or city environments that were both fully self-sustaining and carbon neutral. As this vision gains more [...]

  • Sustainable UX

Sustainable UX Conference Video Playlist

6:51:04 pm|0 Comments

James Christie has posted all of the conference talks.  The videos range from his own Carbon Conscious Web design to Jen Briselli's Meta-Sustainable UX, as well as Mike Gifford's excellent [...]

What is a B-Corp: Sustainable Certification

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How do we as consumers check to see how the brands we rely on are being sustainable stewards?  How do we as business owners let our customers know that we're [...]