Founder of Moonlight Cinema James Tutton tells all about his entrepreneurial experiences and latest ventures. he has bought a part interest in the design-driven property company Neometro – where he is currently a director. Apart from being a successful entrepreneur James has a deep social conscience having championed Neometro’s social ventures- 3000acres, Slopes and Open Journal. His latest venture is Smiling Mind, a meditation app and online resource for young people.
Traditionally products have been designed to fit the aesthetic, the functional and the marketable – but there is a fourth pillar that is rarely addressed. Responsibility. Responsibility to society and to the environment. As designers and manufacturers what impact on the planet are our choices in materials and processes having? As consumers what are the misconceptions about sustainability that we fall prey too? What are the unintended consequences of our good intentions? Leyla will be addressing how to ‘disrupt design for a better world’.