Eco-Friendly Design and Sustainable Fashion

While independent designers are walking the walk in eco-friendly fashion, big fashion houses are still meandering with potentially sustainability and socially responsible angles for their business.  Like the hospitality industry, haute couture can be criticized for relentlessly creating waste and for having an unparalleled talent for turning cheek to the harsher realities of the world. ... Read More

Vegan Lifestyle: seeing the kinder side of life

Are you familiar with The Kind Life? As of late, the word vegan has continued to cross my lips over and over again but only in a very figurative way. After speaking with a number of different people a ... Read More
Issue #15
June 3, 2011

Urban City Lifestyle: from transformer apartment to minimalist consumer

For some odd yet exceptionally obvious reason, over consumption in North American has become a disillusioned social ritual. The “more means more” attitude has been driving us and motivating our every move for years now. Whether it’s the bigger car, replacing that state of the art smart phone with another minutely superior model, we’re all guilty of it; and some offensively worse then others. Two of the least sustainable cities I’ve been to in North America are Dallas, Texas and West V ... Read More

PLB's Eco Designs

Montreal Designer Pierre-Luk Bouthillier (PLB) has a background in advertising and web design and there is a clear interest in environmental consciousness dusted throughout his work. In 2009, he shif ... Read More
Issue #15
June 3, 2011