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AltLuxe: Peak Curtains

AltLuxe: Peak Curtains

By Regina Connell. It became a meme a couple of months ago, this notion of “peak curtains.” This pithy phrase came from Steve Howard, IKEA’s head of sustainability, speaking at The Guardian’s Sustainable Business debate. The full quote was, “In the West, … Continue reading

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AltLuxe: In Praise of Specificity

Specifics of necessity

By Regina Connell. When I was in Japan a few years ago, I went to a place called Tokyu Hands. It blew me away: floor after floor of stuff, so much of it incredibly specific. A container to hold sliced tomatoes … Continue reading

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AltLuxe: Undone by Design

he small moments that matter

By Regina Connell. Just over a year ago, my partner and I moved house. Radically different from what we’d lived in before, it required a big rethink of how we wanted the space to be. And it was more than that: moving house was something I’d … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

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Images and text by Anna Hoeschen. Catalogue everything you own. That was an assignment my college professor charged me and my classmates with in an Environmental Art and Architecture class. We journal, go to therapy, drink juices, run long distances, … Continue reading

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