I’ll admit – at first glance, Chiyome seemed like a high-end, luxury house filled with unattainable goods and buttery leather dreams. The photography is pitch-perfect, the styling top notch. And the product? Come on. Gorgeous. But beneath the surface lies a mission well worth noting…
What an industrial designer can teach us about moving mountains…at a snail’s pace.
I love a website with such a true-to-the-core mission that it’s woven throughout every click, hover and scroll of the mouse. It’s almost as if the seed’s living fiber – the tiniest evidence of its belief – is forming the very HTML code we’re reading, ready to burst forth and take root in our own minds and souls and hearts. For me, the authenticity behind a site called This is Paper grows daily, planting a new-found purpose with its most recent addition: a shop.
It seems fitting today that I’d planned to share Artifact Uprising, a Colorado-based photo book company inspired by “the disappearing beauty of the tangible” – especially poignant given the recent destruction of all things tangible in Oklahoma’s tornado tragedy yesterday. Their story is one that reverberates the exploring and shifting and re-building of dreams; one
The Solv clothing label was born to promote the long-last values of consuming – loving, caring and passing along what you own to those you love. “But as the business grew, it became more and more difficult to hold on to our core values,” Mari writes. “Visiting our retailers and seeing our beautiful, timeless garments hanging on last-minute sales racks made us feel as if it were shampoo and toiletries we were selling.”
Meet The Well Proven Chair, a statement seat that combines the best of science, technology and design methods to solve a worldwide environmental dilemma.
Oprah has deemed it “the most shocking thing” she has ever seen. Scientists have estimated it to be twice as big as the entire state of Texas. Indeed, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is today’s biggest threat to our ocean life (and beaches) with confetti-sized pieces of trash outweighing plankton 6 to 1. Even worse? 90% of it is plastic. So how can a single chair slew the Goliath that is the the world’s largest landfill?