Erica Purvis


Talk: How to be a designer in a world that doesn't really need more things

At a time when the world seems to be waking up to the effects of our consumptive economy, the plastics in the oceans, fast fashion, e-waste and climate change – what role can the design of “Things” take in helping to shape a sustainable future? One where products are designed considering their lifetime and not for landfill.


About Erica

Erica works in sustainable design and innovation strategies for organisations large and small, connecting her technical product design background with an ever questioning and human focus.

Her specialist areas are around circular design and developing sustainable business / organisational models.