Rethinking Design Series
 
Source BBC News 16 th  June 2008
 
“ Amitosh concentrates as he pulls the loops of thread through tiny plastic beads and sequins on the toddler's blouse he i...
10 workers have killed themselves and 3 others have attempted suicide at Foxconn’s plants in southern China this year  Sou...
“ Overtime last year was an average of 120 hours per month per worker, bringing their weekly hours up to 70 hours”   Sourc...
Apple’s profit margin on the iPhone is approx 50% Making iPhones and iPads =  70 hours a week @ £90 a month
Café of Equivalent$ by kennardphillipps  As exhibited in the Design Museum spends more than 70% of her income on food
70% equivalent to Soup and Bread £111.20 Adapted from Café of Equivalent$
Did someone die for that diamond?
“ Tens of thousands of people died in the interlinked conflicts in Sierra Leone and Liberia.”   Source BBC News 9 th  Augu...
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Presentation looking at the negative side of mass production in deveopingcountries questionning the designers impact in relation to exploitation, social equity and social justice.

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Exploitation

  1. 1. Rethinking Design Series
  2. 3. Source BBC News 16 th June 2008
  3. 5. “ Amitosh concentrates as he pulls the loops of thread through tiny plastic beads and sequins on the toddler's blouse he is making. Dripping with sweat, his hair is thinly coated in dust. In Hindi his name means 'happiness'.. Amitosh is 10 .” Source The Guardian 17 th October 2007
  4. 6. 10 workers have killed themselves and 3 others have attempted suicide at Foxconn’s plants in southern China this year Source The Independent 29 th May 2010
  5. 7. “ Overtime last year was an average of 120 hours per month per worker, bringing their weekly hours up to 70 hours” Source The Independent 29 th May 2010 The basic salary at the Chinese factories of Foxconn, which makes iPhones and iPads is about £90 a month
  6. 8. Apple’s profit margin on the iPhone is approx 50% Making iPhones and iPads = 70 hours a week @ £90 a month
  7. 9. Café of Equivalent$ by kennardphillipps As exhibited in the Design Museum spends more than 70% of her income on food
  8. 10. 70% equivalent to Soup and Bread £111.20 Adapted from Café of Equivalent$
  9. 11. Did someone die for that diamond?
  10. 12. “ Tens of thousands of people died in the interlinked conflicts in Sierra Leone and Liberia.” Source BBC News 9 th August 2010
  11. 13. Song: Get Cape wear Cape Fly - Get Cape wear Cape Fly Exploitation Design Activism Social Equity Ethical Consumers

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