Viridian Design was an avant-garde bright green design movement engineered by Bruce Sterling and intended to address climate change. It ran from 1998-2008. Five years later, we reflect.
“We’re not used to having a culture industry, and we don’t really think very clearly about it.
Every design movement is of its time.
Confessions of a Recovering Solutionist
Caution: may contain narratives of infrastructural superdependence.
The Manuscript Monks of our Age
a definition and some speculation
What happens with time if the Viridian Criteria for Object Selection are taken to a religious extreme?
Earlier this year, Swedish sex toy company LELO announced the launch of a new toy, GӒSM.
What does habitat restoration mean in a heavily engineered biosphere?
If you’d never heard of Viridian Design, this guide is where you should start
With public interest in the gutter, the green movement needs a shot of futurism
Sustainable Futures in the Suburbs
Retrodiction, the rhymes of history, and the storm called progress
Can we cope with putting ourselves in the evolutionary picture?
Whatever Happened to the Dream of a Paperless Office?
As Viridian green fades to grey
In 1998, Bruce Sterling set out to engineer a green design movement. In 2008, he shut it down. Five years later, it is time to reflect.
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