Scott Boylston, SCAD design for sustainability professor

Scott Boylston

Design for sustainability professor


  • B.S., art education, SUNY New Paltz
  • M.S., visual communication, Pratt Institute


Riding my bicycle from New York City to San Francisco.

Awards, recognitions and honors

Graduate of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership; Nomination Committee Member for Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards; Selection Committee for the Gulfstream Navigator Award; AIGA Cause/Affect, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, New Voice Fiction Award, Nantucket Writing Award in Fiction, Pushcart Prize nomination, Sandstone Prize in Fiction finalist


DESIS / Design for Sustainability and Social Innovation, U.S. Green Building Council (former Georgia state board member); Chatham Environmental Forum; Emergent Structures (president and co-founder); AIGA; Healthy Savannah

Publications and Presentations

  • "Designing Sustainable Packaging," Laurence King LTD
  • "Creative Solutions for Unusual Projects," HOW Design Books
  • The RIT Hale Ethics Series, Lecturer, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Design Victoria's Sustainable Packaging Seminar, Keynote Address, Melbourne, Australia
  • The W.M. Keck Initiative on Leadership Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum, Keynote Address, Jepson School of Leadership, University of Richmond
  • Young Creators for Better Life and Better City Conference, Presenter, Shanghai, China
  • EcoEdge2: The Urgent Design Challenge in Building Sustainable Cities Conference, Presenter, Melbourne, Australia
  • The Third International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Presenter, Chennai, India
  • Insight & Inquiry: Distinguished Voices Lecture Series, Lecturer, University of North Florida