Resources

Katie Mudd tan and yellow stoneware sipper cups

A Beginner’s Guide to Ceramics Part II: Ceramic Techniques and Glazes to Know

This guide to ceramics breaks down the three main types of pottery techniques with the help of ceramicist Katie Mudd: wheel throwing, slip casting, and hand-building and the three main types of glazes: satin, gloss, and matte.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Ceramics: Stoneware vs. Porcelain vs. Earthenware

This guide breaks down the durability and functionality differences between stoneware, porcelain, and earthenware. We also share a trick into determining if a piece of pottery is high-quality — and why it’s so important to ensure quality when investing in ceramics.

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The Sustainable Swimwear Fabrics to Know: ECONYL, REPREVE, and Amni Soul Eco® Thread

We explore the fabric innovations in swimwear fabric that don’t sacrifice performance for sustainability.

Responsible Travel: How to Create an Impactful Journey

Intentional travel and responsible travel serve to protect the environment and culture of a destination while offering authentic connections and meaningful experiences.

Working From Home Guide

Everything I Learned Working from Home for 4 Years

Work from home is having a moment right now. Not just because more companies have pivoted…

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Behind the Fiber: Transforming Banana Tree Waste Into Fabric

Innovations in textile technology are behind the growing popularity of banana fabric and are giving the plant a whole new purpose.

Shoes, tote bags, wallets and pineapples laid on the ground on a green background

5 Innovative Fibers in Ethical Fashion and Sustainable Design

New textile innovations are changing the fabrics that are used in fashion. We highlight some of the fibers that are making us pause and take notice.

A stalk of dried cotton, napkin, placemat and bowl laying on the floor on a dark orange background

Behind Organic Cotton: The Benefits, Certifications, and Brands Using This Sustainable Fabric

We dive deep into why organic cotton deserves a place in our home and the certifications and classification that can help you navigate when searching for products with this incredible fabric.

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Meet Fibershed, Made Trade’s 1% for the Planet, Non-Profit Partner

Learn how Fibershed is supporting regenerative textiles and creating climate-beneficial clothing and intentional slow made textile production

Goods with a Story — Why It Matters

The how and why behind a product is just as important, if not more important, than the product itself.

An elaborate table setting featuring large copper cups, a copper flask and a copper pitcher

Copper: The History and Health Benefits, Plus a Look at Sustainable Copper Brand, Sertodo Copper

For the last 1,000 one area in Mexico has produced some of the world’s finest hand hammered copper products with very few changes along the way.

Katie Mudd tan and yellow stoneware sipper cups

A Beginner’s Guide to Ceramics Part II: Ceramic Techniques and Glazes to Know

This guide to ceramics breaks down the three main types of pottery techniques with the help of ceramicist Katie Mudd: wheel throwing, slip casting, and hand-building and the three main types of glazes: satin, gloss, and matte.

Ceramics Guide Cover Image

A Beginner’s Guide to Ceramics: Stoneware vs. Porcelain vs. Earthenware

This guide breaks down the durability and functionality differences between stoneware, porcelain, and earthenware. We also share a trick into determining if a piece of pottery is high-quality — and why it’s so important to ensure quality when investing in ceramics.

Three women standing in black swimsuits holding a blue fishing net on a yellow background

The Sustainable Swimwear Fabrics to Know: ECONYL, REPREVE, and Amni Soul Eco® Thread

We explore the fabric innovations in swimwear fabric that don’t sacrifice performance for sustainability.

Values Based Responsible Travel

Responsible Travel: How to Create an Impactful Journey

Intentional travel and responsible travel serve to protect the environment and culture of a destination while offering authentic connections and meaningful experiences.

Working From Home Guide

Everything I Learned Working from Home for 4 Years

Work from home is having a moment right now. Not just because more companies have pivoted…

A woman with a blue jacket stands in front of a tan background

Behind the Fiber: Transforming Banana Tree Waste Into Fabric

Innovations in textile technology are behind the growing popularity of banana fabric and are giving the plant a whole new purpose.

Shoes, tote bags, wallets and pineapples laid on the ground on a green background

5 Innovative Fibers in Ethical Fashion and Sustainable Design

New textile innovations are changing the fabrics that are used in fashion. We highlight some of the fibers that are making us pause and take notice.

A stalk of dried cotton, napkin, placemat and bowl laying on the floor on a dark orange background

Behind Organic Cotton: The Benefits, Certifications, and Brands Using This Sustainable Fabric

We dive deep into why organic cotton deserves a place in our home and the certifications and classification that can help you navigate when searching for products with this incredible fabric.