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Notes from the Field: The Atlantic Workshop | New England Home Magazine

This reclaimed wooden boat chair masterpiece came from Scott Feen of The Atlantic Workshop. We found it through Unconsumption – one of the most inspiring sites on reuse design on the web. 82 more words

Maritime Deconstruction


There’s a spurious ideology afoot: that to practice thrift is to miser oneself out of living abundantly.  Much writing (and selling) is devoted to the idea of envisioning prosperity. 464 more words

You're Dumped

You have to smile when you see something like this from Unconsumption – an art made from rubbish.

The description:

Using paint, markers and clear packing tape artist Francisco de Pájaro aka Art is Trash transforms piles of garbage left out in the streets into bizarre looking creatures.

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Q&A: Rob Walker of Unconsumption

Got to stretch my Q&A muscles after a summer of more communications/management-oriented stuff. I’ll admit, writing anything I can always feels good. I wrote up an interview with Rob Walker of Unconsumption, a popular Tumblr about modern-day ways to reduce consumption and waste. 18 more words


Little pockets of joy!

I love this! Magic in a wall!

This is a great use of space..Jam Jar Pandemonium!

Pancakes have always been the epitome of messy for me!


We're keeping it HOT here

Here’s the problem developing nations face:

In developing countries, the basic need to feed a family has huge challenges: Staple diets require long cooking times, yet there is little access to energy and water.

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