Environment

Benefits of Organic T-Shirts

Organic t-shirts has taken the fashion world by storm with their environmentally friendly designs. The main driving force behind these eco-friendly t-shirts is the desire to promote eco-friendliness in fashion and help to bring about a change in the way that clothing is manufactured and marketed. When you start looking at organic t-shirts, you are… Read More »Benefits of Organic T-Shirts

DECOMOSAICO – WOOD WALL ART

MAKE ART + HELP REFOREST PATAGONIA DECOMOSAICO ARE DECORATIVE DO-IT-YOURSELF WOODEN WALL ART TILES DESIGNED BY EZEQUIEL FARCA AND MANUFACTURED BY MASISA MEXICO. Masisa’s environmental practices and policies for wood products have made them pioneers in sustainable forestry. All the raw materials used in the process of production of its panels come from certified and… Read More »DECOMOSAICO – WOOD WALL ART

PEOPLE FOR PELICANS

LIMITED EDITION SILK SCARVES THAT AID THE GULF’S OILED AQUATIC BIRDS Three years following the disastrous BP Oil Spill, a project called People for Pelicans strives to help the struggling waterbirds affected by the Deepwater Horizon Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Designer Katrin Wiens hopes to transform the image of the pelican into both… Read More »PEOPLE FOR PELICANS

WOODEN STATIONERY

HANDCRAFTED WOODEN STATIONERY FROM CENTRAL JAVA Magno comes from the word “magnify.” Like a magnifying glass, Magno wooden stationery draws attention to the beautiful details and high quality of craftsmanship in a simple form. The texture and grain of each Magno piece tells a unique story, one of sophistication in simplicity, and beauty in sustainability.… Read More »WOODEN STATIONERY

ROOF TO ROOF

HANDMADE JEWELRY FROM A HISTORIC FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT COPPER ROOF Cut from and inspired by the naturally patinated copper roof of the Unitarian Meeting House, LeDanse Limited Edition jewelry is an expression of the cultural crossroads between music, dance, and architecture. In this case, the patinated copper that inspired the graceful forms is actually historically… Read More »ROOF TO ROOF

Landfill Harmonic: Paraguay’s Recycled Orchestra Transforms Trash into Music

USING TRASH TO CREATE MUSIC, FAVIO CHAVEZ GIVES HOPE TO PARAGUAY’S POVERTY-STRICKEN CHILDREN The village of Cateura, home to 2,500 impoverished families, is built on top of the largest garbage dump in the Paraguayan capital of Asunción. Illiteracy is rampant, the water supply is extremely polluted, and the children grow up surrounded by drugs and… Read More »Landfill Harmonic: Paraguay’s Recycled Orchestra Transforms Trash into Music

CUT LESS – PLANT MORE

HANDCRAFTED WOODEN RADIOS, CLOCKS, AND TOYS FROM CENTRAL JAVA Magno comes from the word “magnify.” Like a magnifying glass, the Magno wooden radio draws attention to beautiful details and high quality craftsmanship in a simple form. The texture and grain of each Magno wooden radio tells a unique story, one of sophistication in simplicity, and… Read More »CUT LESS – PLANT MORE

A SOAP WITH A STORY INSIDE

BIRD PROJECT SOAPS BENEFIT ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP + CARE OF ANIMALS AFFECTED BY THE BP OIL SPILL DISASTER In response to the 2010 BP Oil Spill, Tippy Tippens moved from New York to New Orleans and debuted The BirdProject. These black, handmade bird soaps made from local ingredients wash away to reveal an elegant, white ceramic… Read More »A SOAP WITH A STORY INSIDE

LORO PERICO

FROM RAIN TEES A pair of lovely Amazon lovebirds illustrated by Julianna Estefinio of Ecuador. Many species of Amazon parrots are on the critical endangered species list because they are captured and sold abroad illegally for pets. Amazon parrots can live for 50 years or more and are playful, loving and brilliantly colored birds. For… Read More »LORO PERICO