Thinking big by starting small

Writers

Bryan Boyer, Justin W. Cook

Published

A group of designers in Bangalore, India create a social enterprise that offers products and services to enable citizens to deal with their own household waste. We see how they practice strategic design, discovering along the way that: 1) Redefining the boundaries of the problem uncovers opportunities for innovation 2) Communications and education are integral aspects of the work of a social enterprises 3) Local sourcing and an iterative design method enable rapid innovation.

Publication details

Title

Thinking big by starting small

Subtitle

Designing pathways to successful waste management in India and beyond

Authors

Bryan Boyer, Justin W. Cook

Place of publication

Helsinki

Year of publication

2012

Publisher

Sitra and HDL

Outlook

23 p.

ISBN (PDF)

978-951-563-847-2

Subject

WASTE MANAGEMENT, RECYCLING, COMPOSTING, DESIGN, STRATEGIC DESIGN, INDIA, BANGALORE, PEER TO PEER

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