Alastair Fuad-Luke is an itinerant sustainable design facilitator, lecturer, writer and maker, currently based in the wilds of Scotland, UK. Author of The Eco-design Handbook (Thames & Hudson, 2002, 2005), he celebrates the 'eco (r)evolution' and is chair of Tempo, a new sustainable design network that aims to inspire by doing projects. He believes design should encourage slower, more meaningful experiences of individuals, communities and businesses by understanding the opportunities presented by a new design paradigm, 'slow design' (SLow). He is a Board Member of New York based SlowLab, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Towards Sustainable Product Design 10th conference. His motto is 'Slow is beauty full!"