Posts Tagged ‘planned obsolescence’

The Lightbulb Conspiracy, aka Pyramids of Waste, a documentary on planned obsolescence

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

The practice of planned obsolescence of consumer products includes Apple computers, as you’ll see if you watch the whole film. As a designer who attempts to make things that last, both in their material content and workmanship, the planned failure of other design objects is a slap in the face.

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If you think planned obsolescence of consumer items isn’t real…

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

“Planned obsolescence isn’t just about deceiving the consumer, it also threatens the planet through a constant stream of toxic waste… Posterity will never forgive us.”

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