Issue #15
May 26, 2011

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 and studying the vegan category on Ethical Ocean, I now realize that substituting animal and dairy with foods that are exceptionally less harmful to the environment, my ‘vehicle’ might ‘run’ a little more ‘smoothly’. My questions is, can I be convinced it's possible to live without prosci ... Read More

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 ev ... 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
May 26, 2011