Levi’s Waterless

Posted on January 19, 2011 Under Eco

I never wash my jeans, ever. Once in a while I throw them in the freezer (yep), or have them dry cleaned at an eco dry-cleaner.  But most people do, all the time. So what if your jeans could save…

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Nau Fall/Winter 2010

Posted on November 11, 2010 Under Fashion

Nau is one of my favorite clothing companies right now. They are producing fashionable technical clothing that looks natural in an urban setting but still holds its own on a back-country hike or sloshing down the deep powder of the…

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Kuyban’s Sustainable Loafers

Posted on November 2, 2010 Under Eco

This loafer has been hand-stitched by Colombian, single women who are responsible to feed large households. I'm not big on Loafers– or, at least I didn't think I was until I saw Kuyban. Their range of men and women's shoes…

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Peace Bomb Bracelets

Posted on October 15, 2010 Under Eco

Check out this incredible Kickstarter project and support it if you can. I've just now become an Executive Producer. The bracelets shown here (and highlighted in the video) are made from scrap metal left from bomb scraps in Laos. During…

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The DBA 98 Pen

Posted on September 20, 2010 Under Eco

DBA 98 Biodegradable Pen from DBA on Vimeo. I want to replace every pen in my office (and my clients offices) with this 98% biodegradable pen with ecological ink. So great! Via Jeff Staple

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The Plumen: Low Energy Light Bulb

Posted on September 9, 2010 Under Design

My friends behind Hulger have done it again. These are going to be everywhere soon, amazing. Plumen is the antithesis of low energy light bulbs as we know them. Rather than hide the unappealing traditional compact fluorescent light behind boring…

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Icebreaker FW10 Outerwear

Posted on August 24, 2010 Under Fashion

Icebreaker, the eco-conscious performance wear company from New Zealand have really outdone themselves for their FW10 line. Taking some risks and focusing on their outerwear line, which I feel has been neglected in the past, they are set to launch…

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Studio Dunn Furniture

Posted on August 15, 2010 Under Eco

Nice sustainable furniture by a small outfit calling themselves Studio Dunn. Check out more on their website. The studio works with a network of local designers, artisans, and manufacturers in and around Rhode Island to develop and refine designs. Focusing…

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The Nonlife Zoo

Posted on July 28, 2010 Under Design

These little guys from The Nonlife Zoo are so awesome. More than one kind of species vanishes from earth daily. And human activities have resulted in the extinction of 736 kinds of biological species as of 1600. Some proceeds of…

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Posted on July 26, 2010 Under Design

Craftedsystems was Founded by Aurelie Tu, award-winning industrial designer. Basically, it's a community-based project built to help support local manufacturing and the women's community in Portland OR. We are a new company creating custom and modern felt handwoven products for…

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