At the 1950 Aspen Design Conference Herbert Bayer said “the artist needs business, and business needs useful art.” This sentiment is perfectly illustrated in the friendship between Bayer and Walter Paepcke. Together they helped to integrate art and industry into a new practice of commercial art during the twentieth century. Their ability to blend commerce and art is clearly evident in the World Geo-graphic Atlas. Continue reading
There is a simple truth in Margaret’s work, something that makes it feel very familiar and comforting. The new show at the Aspen Art Museum just furthers that feeling.
This is what we’ve been reading.
One of the more enjoyable projects we did last year was this kiosk for the Roaring Fork Branch USGBC’s Climate Action Summit. The event brought together representatives from a variety of communities in the valley to discuss their individual climate action plans.
As a bit of an icebreaker we created an interactive display that showed the region and highlighted the communities participating in the event and some targets that their plans hope to reach. This side of the display also showcase the supporters of the event and gave individuals not represented an opportunity to share their information.
Whether you are looking for a private label to carry in your store or gift shop or a one time promotional item for an event, our custom seed bombs are a great option. We’ve created customized promotional and private label seed bombs for a selection of well known brands and retailers.
To have worked with such great companies and organizations as Burt’s Bees, CSX, High Line, Stone Barn Center, Wonderful, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Tryon Farm, Magnolia Market and World Hunger Relief is not only inspiring, but also downright humbling. This is something that we are pretty proud of. It is pretty special when organizations that you admire reach out and want to work with you.
We’ve been making and selling seed bombs for almost ten years and it is still fun to introduce people to the simple process so they can make it their own.
Making seed bombs is a fun and easy way to take some direct action to restoring habitat for pollinators wildlife and even for our own gardens. There are countless way to make them and while not all seeds are suitable for seed bombs as a growing medium there are plenty wildflowers, herbs and grasses that do perfectly well. Continue reading