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Design process – description

Below are a series of steps that can be used to identify and develop an idea using a human-centred approach. Read through and familiarise yourself with these steps as we …

Why we need design methods

This video offers an introduction to design methods, why they are useful, and how you can use them. You will hear from Gabrielle Miller, who is an associate at Centre …

Business imperatives

We’d like to start this week by getting you to think about the critical need for businesses to evidence their integrity, and respond to the environmental and social impacts of …

Luxury fashion supply chains

Typically, discussions around fashion supply chains start at the product design stage, progress to the manufacturing stage, then to the distribution and logistics stage, ending at the point of retail. …

Materials Innovation Lab

In this video, Cecilia Takayama, former Director of the Materials Innovation Lab (MIL), shares insights into how Kering are approaching material sourcing. She has identified sustainable raw materials that meet …

Environmental and social insights

Creating a sustainable product begins with making the right choices when sourcing materials, because at Kering, this is where the greatest change can be made in terms of environmental and …

Planetary Boundaries

In this video you will hear from Dr Rosemary Willatt, who is the former Sustainability Coordinator at London College of Fashion. Rosemary has a PhD in geophysics looking at remote …

Planetary Boundaries and Human Equality

The enormity of planet earth in relation to each of us can make conversations about its fragility quite difficult to grasp. Images can help us to understand things in vivid …

What is a manifesto?

Eva Von Alvensleben, Associate (formerly Sustainability Strategy Manager) at Kering introduces the idea of a manifesto. In this film, Eva discusses: What is a manifesto? Why create one? Manifestos usually …

Mapping activity

Now we’d like you to get to know your fellow learners by adding a pin and an image that best reflects your experience of nature or society in your local …