Material Change: Design Thinking and the Social Entrepreneurship Movement

Eve Blossom Yves Behar


Material Change: Design Thinking and the Social Entrepreneurship Movement

Material Change: Design Thinking and the Social Entrepreneurship Movement

  • Title: Material Change: Design Thinking and the Social Entrepreneurship Movement
  • Author: Eve Blossom Yves Behar
  • ISBN: 9781935202455
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Hardcover



Material Change shows that there is something going on in design something powerful Design can change the world This new way of thinking is revolutionizing the business of design and the design of business.Material Change is the story of trained architect and entrepreneur Eve Blossom, who built her design business, Lulan Artisans, on a framework of ecological, economic,Material Change shows that there is something going on in design something powerful Design can change the world This new way of thinking is revolutionizing the business of design and the design of business.Material Change is the story of trained architect and entrepreneur Eve Blossom, who built her design business, Lulan Artisans, on a framework of ecological, economic, social, communal and cultural sustainability.Lulan Artisans is a for profit social venture that designs, produces and markets contemporary textiles made by Blossom s collaborators over 650 weavers, dyers, spinners and finishers in Cambodia, India, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam Lulan s mission is to effect systemic social change to give workers an ample wage and benefits to bring stability to communities by creating jobs to preserve artisanal skills and to provide economic alternatives so that individuals can make better economic choices.In the book, we follow Eve s process of forming a grassroots, for profit social venture She openly shares her story and the thinking behind her vision, in the hope of inspiring others to act and to open source the model for others to adapt, customize and share Material Change also brings us the distinct voices of a range of other social entrepreneurs who are working around the world, including Muna AbuSulayman, Patrick Awuah, Shashin Chokshi, Tali Gottlieb, Joi Ito, Dr Jordan Kassalow, Shaffi Mather, Tobias Rose Stockwell, Juliana Rotich and Ricardo Teran.Social entrepreneurship is a movement, and it is growing every day We don t know when the tipping point will be, but this new approach is here to stay This is the new sustainable and holistic business model for the twenty first century.Eve Blossom is the founder and CEO of Lulan Artisans An architect by training, Eve lectures worldwide on sustainable integrated design and innovative business methodologies She is a TED speaker and an Aspen Institute Liberty Fellow This is her first authored book.


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