The Making of: Akiliba Pots
Artisan Stories

The Making of: Akiliba Pots

The rural village of Akiliba, in Northern Uganda, is well off the beaten path. And it is home to a determined group of craftswomen who are using p...

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Cork: From Champagne to Chic  
Culture + Craft

Cork: From Champagne to Chic  

From the birth of champagne – French Benedictine monk Pierre Dom Perignon was the first to realize this humble bark could be used to seal the bottl...

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Weaving A Tale of Two Cultures
Culture + Craft

Weaving A Tale of Two Cultures

When you look at your basket, think of the thousands of years of knowledge, of trial and error, and of family connections that have been woven int...

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The Philosophy of Ikigai
Intentional Living

The Philosophy of Ikigai

It’s a harsh reality – most of us need to earn a living. And sometimes, it doesn’t align with our passion – or our mission. At least not immediatel...

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