The sustainable object: a celebration of the raw and changeable
The most sustainable design object is raw, changeable and unfinished. That may sound like an odd opening to an article on sustainability, as sustainability is often associated with durability and a long life-span, perfection and strength. Nevertheless, it is my theory that the most sustainable object is changeable, unfinished and, yes, raw. I will return to the notion of sustainable rawness later – first, let us take a look at the volatile, unfinished quality that characterizes the sustainable object.