"Design to Renourish"
Designer(s): Yvette Perullo, Bryan Weber, United States
Category: , Student
User's Profile : User's Profile
The designer is at the heart of many decision-making
processes and plays a large role in a project’s impact.
In this interaction, the designer is shown surrounded
by the elements of the Quadruple Bottom Line –
economy, ecology, society, and culture. The circles
radiating from each element and sub-element overlap
with transparencies to convey the idea that everything
is interconnected to various degrees.
The inner circle closest to the designer represents
the processes which are integral to the entire
system. These processes include disposal or end
of life considerations, materials sourcing and use,
transportation issues, materials manufacturing and
The initial view of the graphic is displayed with
only the main elements visible. These elements
are clickable buttons which zoom in to the page to
display additional information and graphics. As the
user interacts with the design, more information is
generated, allowing the user to “build” the finished
graphic through discovery
About the Designer/Company
Yvette Perullo is an award-winning designer and Partner at Re-nourish.com, an independent online toolkit for sustainable visual communication design. Since its launch in 2008, Re-nourish has received international recognition, including the Communicator Award of Excellence for an Activist Website and finishing as a top-three finalist out of over 3,500 entries in the 2009 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Peopleâ€™s Design Award.
Yvette is currently researching and teaching design courses at Purdue University. She is working towards her ultimate goal of teaching sustainable design at the college levelâ€”helping to integrate sustainable systems thinking into the foundation of visual communications design education. Prior to attending Purdue University, Yvette earned a masterâ€™s degree in Graphic Design from the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University in Boston where her graduate thesis focused on developing tools and resources to encourage sustainable design practices.