Susan Crow is a sustainable designer, entrepreneur and CEO of East Fourth Street, a luxury eco-jewelry business in Minnesota. Her pieces are handmade, sustainable and eco-luxurious; crafted from 100% recycled or Fairmined gold and silver, ethical Fair trade gemstones that can be traced from mine to market and recycled diamonds in a low impact, environmentally conscious studio. Previously, Susan worked as a product designer for Target Inc. and their vendors for 7 years before launching East Fourth Street in 2010. She uses many of the tools and concepts that she learned at MCAD to design sustainable products and to grow her sustainable business, including systems thinking methodologies, life cycle assessment, innovation techniques, and ethics-based marketing methods. She completed a Professional Certificate in Sustainable Design from MCAD in 2009. Susan is based in Minnesota.
Professional Certificate in Sustainable Design / MCAD (2009)