The Journey


Take care of yourselves, the environment in which you live and work, and the things you love.
SUSTAINABILITY

The Evolution of Mara Hoffman


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As it often goes, the most beautiful things in life also tend to be the most dangerous. Case in point, even a brief glimpse behind the curtains of the fashion industry generally reveals an unsettling amount of negligence towards people and planet, gracefully covered up by the throng of silk and satin threads they send

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ART & DESIGN

Museum Activism


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A sheet-rocked wall is torn open at the Whitney Museum of American Art, jagged, colossal and chaotic. Its mouth is full of an eclectic collection of artwork, mounted in groups on busy backgrounds. On closer inspection, the rows of red-tipped fangs reveal themselves to be something else entirely, but nothing less morose: the art is

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CULTURE

New Wave Cider


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Nearly 25 years ago I moved out East for school and fondly recall my introduction to the ubiquity of fresh apple cider and its harvest festival offspring, the cider doughnut. What I didn’t know then is that fresh cider is merely the “soft drink” remnant of an historic hard cider culture that took root in

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ART & DESIGN

Social Art


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One could argue it started with “Rain Room.” The “gimmicky diversion” of “dubious value”, as described by NY Times art critic Ken Johnson, made its debut at the MoMA in 2013. It was devised by rAndom International as part of “Expo 1: New York”, a series of installations created to inspire contemplation about our earth’s

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SUSTAINABILITY

Patagonia Provisions


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Solving the Food Paradox At its most elementary, a paradox is a statement that is self-contradictory because it contains two statements that are both true, but in general, cannot both be true at the same time. Examples are legion, from the most basic example of a “jumbo shrimp”, to Shakespeare’s Hamlet declaring that he “must be cruel

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