Call for all Greens to follow Canadian lead

Let’s not be pedantic – the world is facing severe environmental, and therefore economic, crisis. The blame lies with over-consumption, greed and materialism. Graphic designers have a crucial role to play in this system and no amount of using recycled paper and nice images of nature will change this.

I call on fellow designers to radically address the problems we face. Taking inspiration from the Canadian adbusters and their anti-ads, unglamorising the campaigns of the multinationals, I propose a similar organisation in Britain.

I would be very interested to hear from like-minded individuals and organisations – so let’s get to work.

Mark Epton

Cheshire CW5 5TZ

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