Nicework Reads – Week 42: 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Here’s what we’ve been reading and listening to at Nicework. Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard talks about the sustainability myth, the problem with Amazon—and why it’s not too late to save the planet “You want the truth? It’s hopeless. It’s completely hopeless.” That’s what Patagonia founder and chairman Yvon Chouinard told the L.A. Timesabout the plight of […]

Vegan Leather Fashion

Reading Time: < 1 minute Suzanne Lee is a fashion designer and director of the Biocouture Research Project. She has developed a way to create a leathery fabric from the cellulose strands created by Kombucha cultures. Using food dyes and other harmless ingredients, she has created a line of clothing using this remarkable new material. Here is the video of […]

Candy Chang

Reading Time: < 1 minute Candy Chang is an urban designer and founder of Civic Center, a group of designers that make cities nice to live in. We like living in nice cities, don’t we? Have a look at her work and see how cool it can be to make a difference…