Throughout history the peace sign, the two fingered hand symbol, has represented victory, happiness, and peace. In the 1960s, hippies used the peace sign to salute the Vietnam war and share the idea of peace. Today there is a new emergency–creating a sustainable future for our planet. Peace+one is a series of lectures featuring celebrated designers and thinkers who will focus on contemporary aspects of sustainability and consumerism. The series will take a deeper look at the roles of reduction, reuse, repair, and recycling as ways to sustain our planets future.