Which is more important—to fulfill environmental needs or consumers’ wants? Does sustainable design design a lifestyle or style? These questions were explored during a forum held at ID Student Lounge in conjunction with ID Supplement. As buildings use resources to operate, they emit wastes that are potentially harmful to our health and the environment. Thus, building owners, designers and builders each face unique challenges to strike a balance between the two for the betterment of our future. What can responsible designers do to create awareness and innovate sustainable designs? It’s something for our interior design student to think about.