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Jun 01, 2022

Incorporating Sustainable Design Practices into your Work

Emma Fanning
Emma Fanning on stage presenting

About this video


Get to know the essentials of green graphic design and how to run a sustainable, eco-friendly low-impact design studio. This presentation covers current best practices for environmental standards for print design, certifications, environmental policies and why it's important to consider environmental impact in your business, both for clients and for our planet.

Main Takeaways
- Understand the importance of ethics/sustainability commitments in design work
- Understand the true complexity of environmental impact/supply chain decisions in any given design project
- Consider how we evaluate the impact of our own work and how creatives can screen their clients for ethics/sustainability
- Easy actions that aren't overwhelming for how to make your next project more sustainable
- Learn about the great resources to help you delve deeper moving forward


Emma Fanning

Emma is the founder of Little Fox Design, a branding and packaging studio dedicated to environmentally-sustainable design. Emma early experience consisted of in-house visual design for a mixture of museums and nonprofits. Driven by a desire to have more control over environmental and ethical standards in her work, she decided to establish her own carbon-neutral studio. Since its founding in 2017, Little Fox has specialized in guiding clients across North America through the intricacies of sustainable design and ensuring their branding and messaging reflects their values. Most recently, Little Fox has been working with sustainable food and alternative protein startups. In late 2020, with her business partner, she created the Green Graphic Design Course to educate other designers on the technical details of sustainable design with the goal of normalizing sustainable printing and design practices in the industry.