Retail: Retell. Recycle. Rethink: An exhibit educating consumers on the lifecycle and impact of the products we buy and use everyday.
Design Museum Boston has teamed up with design students at Wentworth Institute of Technology to create an impact this summer. The exhibit, Retail: Retell. Recycle. Rethink. educates consumers about the products they buy. Retail leaves consumers understanding that they are buying more than a water bottle or a t-shirt, they are buying the process behind these products and accepting their responsibility within the product lifecycle.
The product lifecycle is the entire process,past, present, and future, behind the things we use; from conception, through design and manufacture, to service, disposal, or recycling. The goal of Retail is to create a new understanding of products and provide a skill set for consumers to make educated decisions on future purchases.
Under the direction of Design Museum Boston founders, Sam Aquillano and Derek Cascio, a group of 12 design students are creating this exhibit from the ground up. Already a few weeks into the program, the team has outlined the content they would like to cover and developed a complete branding guide for the project. With the conceptual phase coming to a close it is time to begin raising funds to launch the exhibit into the production phase.
From all of us at Design Museum Boston and from the design students at WIT, thank you for your support!
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Jul 5, 2011 - Aug 4, 2011 (30 days)
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Above + 1 Ticket to the Retail Opening Reception + A Re-Usable Water Bottle
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Above + 2 Additional Tickets (4 total) to the Retail Opening Reception + 4 Tickets for Design Museum Boston Founders Tour + Name Featured Prominently on Thank You Boards at the Exhibit
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Above + 2 Additional Tickets (6 total) to the Retail Opening Reception + 2 Additional Tickets (6 total) for Design Museum Boston Founders Tour + Design Museum Boston Friend Level Sponsorship Benefits: Name/Logo on DesignMuseumBoston.org + Name/Logo/Message in DMB E-Newsletter