Designs made from environmentally friendly materials—and products that tell a socially responsible story—are often graded on a curve. It’s why we use ugly, reusable, hemp shopping bags and eat off of recycled plastic plates that look like clown vomit. We set aside visual appeal as a form of self-abnegation to balance the guilty pleasures of our… Read More

chi video clip

Life force energy, also known as chi or prana, is found in everything. This subtle and pervasive energy is said to be the vital building block of all matter and creation, both physical and non-physical. This energy flows in, through, and around the body, forming vibrant and cohesive living systems in endless forms. Many traditions… Read More


  Riding a five-ton elephant, whom she called ‘my brother’, chilling with a cheetah or hugging a giant bullfrog as if it were a Teddy bear. The childhood of a French girl Tippi Degre sounds more like a newer version of Mowgli, rather than something real. A white child, she was born in Namibia to French wildlife photographer… Read More