October 26-28, 2016 | Charleston, SC

Speaker Profile

Scott Boylston

Scott Boylston

Program Coordinator Savannah College of Art and Design

Scott is a Professor of Design for Sustainability at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) and the co-author and Graduate Coordinator for the Masters in Design for Sustainability. He founded SCAD’s Design Ethos ‘DO-ference,’ a workshop-based conference that brings together design practitioners with community leaders to address social and economic issues.

Scott is president of Emergent Structures, a non-profit organization dedicated to community-based material reclamation and re-use. He’s the author of 3 books, has published over a dozen short stories in acclaimed literary journals, and numerous pieces on design and sustainability in journals such as Core 77, Design Observer, and Communication Arts and Sustainable Brands. Scott spent a decade as an Art Director in New York City, working with clients such as Estée Lauder, Elizabeth Arden, and Opium. He speaks internationally on design and sustainability and holds a Masters degree from Pratt Institute.

He has previously served as a member of the State Board of Directors for the US Green Building Council of Georgia, the National Academy of Environmental Design, and the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home.

Session Information

Take the Fork Already: It’s Not Just Good for Your Design, It’s Good for Your Soul

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