Tag Archives: Sustainability

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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The Big Picture: Sustainable Shift

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By Kimberly Patten-Granier. All images courtesy of Herriott Grace unless otherwise noted. So, we are now sitting in 2015 with our seats and tray tables in the upright and locked position, waiting for that 10,000-foot“ding,” letting us know that it … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: The Craft of the T

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By Regina Connell. My Ts are the hardest working things in my wardrobe. Particularly my black ones. They are both beautiful and useful…nay, essential: I wear them at least 5 out of 7 days. So I take them seriously. Now it’s time … Continue reading

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The Skin Collection by Studio Pepe Heykoop

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by Kathryn Clark. Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop has always sought a link between design and art in his work. A few years after graduating in 2008 from Eindhoven University of Technology (the place to study design these days, I might … Continue reading

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