sustainable

Art

Drawing with the "Any Ink" Fountain Pen Was an Eye-Opener

We had illustrator Sara Rabin spend a couple weeks with a Wink Pen, the clever glass fountain pen that lets you write with any liquid. This is her story.
Sara Rabin
11.25.16
Design

A Vietnamese Designer Is Updating Eco-Design with Ancient Knowledge

Up your trip’s artistic ante by learning the craft of eco-friendly garment design.
Kara Weisenstein
8.21.16
Fashion

[Exclusive] Flesh-Eating Mushrooms Are the Future of Burial Tech

...And it's beautiful. A groundbreaking green burial exhibition emerges in advance of NYFW, courtesy of a collaboration between Coeio and the Ace Hotel.
Kara Weisenstein
8.18.16
Art

Could You Spend 24 Years Building Your Own Island?

Catherine King and Wayne Adams didn't find the ultimate escape—they made it themselves.
Beckett Mufson
8.11.16
Design

Inside the Quest to Make Skateboards 100% Recyclable

Beyond sustainable skateboards, Finland-based company Uitto’s big dream is to make a global skateboard recycling exchange.
DJ Pangburn
7.12.16
Design

This Puerto Rican Hotel is a Minimalist Eco-Friendly Heaven

At Hix Island House in Vieques, you can vacation beautifully without polluting the earth.
Kara Weisenstein
4.22.16
Art

Nature Sculptures Exist Between Natural and Man-Made Beauty

Martin Hill and Philippa Jones make the kind of work you can't see in a gallery.
Beckett Mufson
1.20.16
Design

Clever Glass Fountain Pen Lets You Write with Any Liquid

It's the easiest way to sign a check in blood.
Beckett Mufson
5.26.15
Art

Feather Tornadoes Float Inside Glowing Display Cases

WECOMEINPEACE's 'Njörd' installation is like a ballet between wind and light.
Beckett Mufson
3.4.15
Stuff

Hemp Is a Superfood but Not in Australia?

Hemp is cheap, healthy, easy to grow, and carbon negative. But it still won't be in Australian supermarket anytime soon.
Nick Reid
1.17.15
Design

Architects Plan To Save Urban Wildlife With A Floating Nature Tower

We spoke to Waterstudio co-founder Koen Olthuis about his ambitious plan to build floating wildlife preserves inside major cities.
Joost Mollen
9.11.14
Design

A Beautiful Waste-To-Energy Plant Glows In Denmark

Dutch architect Erick van Egeraat's Incineration Line waste management center powers Roskilde and radiates like the garbage that burns inside.
Emerson Rosenthal
9.5.14