Why do we dispose of some things before their use has expired, while others are kept and repaired time and time again, despite their wear and tear?
Kristine H. Harper is the author of the book “Aesthetic Sustainability – Product Design and Sustainable Usage” (Routledge 2017) and is currently writing a book on anti-trendy, sustainable living and product design. Furthermore she blogs about sustainability and simple living at the Immaterialist (immaterialist.blog).
Harper has been working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Sustainable Fashion at the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology for a decade. Her research focuses on sustainable product design, tactile and aesthetic nourishment and philosophical aesthetics. She has written a wide range of articles on sustainable design and durable aesthetics.