Essays about: "the aesthetic for sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words the aesthetic for sustainability.

  1. 1. The emperor’s old clothes : a consumer behaviour-based case study on second-hand clothing as a sustainable fashion consumption practice in Italy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ilaria Tafuri; [2017]
    Keywords : fashion; consumers’ behaviour; Italy; second-hand clothes; slow fashion; sustainable clothing; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current fashion system known as Fast Fashion (FF) is responsible for severe environmental and social impacts. Fashion democratisation has increased consumers’ appetite for new trends, leading fashion companies to design an increasing number of collections per year. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design of an air purifier : -with focus on function and aesthetic design

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Johan Bodin; David Ardmar; [2017]
    Keywords : industrial design engineering; air purifier; user experience; human centered design; sustainability; teknisk design; luftrenare; användarupplevelse; människocentrerad design; hållbarhet;

    Abstract : Poor indoor air quality is commonly foundin homes in larger cities, and is the result of agrowing industrialization that pollutes the airwe breathe with contaminants like industrialdust, smog and other particles from traffic. Thesolution from a user perspective, is to use an airpurifier that clean the air from these particlesinside the user’s home. READ MORE

  3. 3. Purchasing sustainable fashion : How to accelerate consumers’ willingness to act and their actual actions

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Louise Leijon; Magdalena Dahlgren; [2017]
    Keywords : fashion consumers; purchasing behaviour; purchasing decision; sustainable awareness; sustainable fashion; sustainable fashion consuming; hållbar konsumtion; hållbar medvetenhet; hållbart mode; köpbeslut; köpbeteende; modekonsumenter;

    Abstract : Due to the adverse environmental impacts today’s clothing consumption behaviour is causing, it is necessary to accelerate the awareness of sustainable fashion among consumers. Fashion companies are facing difficulties, as sustainable consumption has not yet made an impact on consumers’ fashion purchasing decision. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bound to Move: White Middle-Class Women’s Mobility in a Segregated City

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Elisabet Holmgren; [2017]
    Keywords : trygghet; det offentliga rummet; klass; vithet; mobilitet; genus; cultural analysis; feminist ethnography; social sustainability; safety; urban segregation; public space; class; whiteness; gender; mobility; social hållbarhet; feministisk etnografi; kulturanalys; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : People’s everyday movements across the urban space matter. Indeed, for city planners looking to counter urban segregation processes, the issue of physical mobility is of prime concern as it bears the potential of overcoming ethnic and socio-economic divisions in the city. Yet, there is a lack of academic research matching this interest. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are sustainable fashion SMEs ready for circularity? The current state and vision of sustainable SMEs in the fashion system

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Federica Bertolani; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable design strategies; SMEs; sustainable fashion; circularity; product lifecycle; barriers and drivers; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The fashion industry is a significant contributor to global environmental and social issues. But as a system, it is composed of different stakeholders that can work together to make a change. READ MORE