Researchers from UAL are at the forefront of using design to generate new insights and approaches to address the challenges – and possibilities – of sustainability.
Building on extended academic research, teaching and knowledge exchange practices, as well as deep connections with industry, UAL’s design researchers and PhD students are developing and testing new insights, methods, tools, concepts and forms of exploration.
Learn about the award-winning Centre for Sustainable Fashion and read highlights and insights from projects across UAL.
- White Paper on Fashion and Sustainability published by the British Fashion Council in collaboration with UAL’s Centre for Sustainable Fashion, Julie’s Bicycle and DHL.
- Professor Williams’ essay on design for sustainability (PDF 430KB)
- David Cross’ essay on using the arts and creativity to address the challenges of planetary health (PDF 1.1MB)
- Professor Black’s essay on valuing practitioners in sustainable fashion (PDF 388KB)