Rick Ridgeway of Patagonia on Branding, Sustainability and Our Future
We First 5: What You Need to Know this Friday
April 1, 2016
Food for Thought
Can a high-end restaurant and cooking school revolutionize a country’s social welfare? Gustu, heralding out of La Paz, Bolivia, is up for the challenge. If you’re looking for a tasty article to savor this weekend, and a bit of inspiration, we recommend this piece from the latest issue of the New Yorker.
Remember the days when you could clean your room by cramming everything underneath the bed? They’re here again, only in an elevated and more grown-up form. With increasing numbers of young couples and adults embracing smaller living situations and more minimalistic, waste-free lifestyles, the need for space is critical. Fortunately, French designer and manufacturer, Parisot, has crafted a hybrid bed that doubles as a closet. Bonus – their furniture and boards come from sustainably managed forests.
Good Things Come in 3’s
Take a look under the hood of Tesla’s groundbreaking new Model 3, which was unveiled here in Los Angeles last night. At a lower price point than its predecessors, the Model 3 marks another bold demonstration by Musk who is living up to his mission of making sustainable mass transportation possible.
40 Years of Insanely Great
Fire up the iPad and have a read as Fortune looks back at a brand that’s brought the world closer together and democratized creativity with products that are the essence of elegance and simplicity as compressed complexity.
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