Over lunch with Coldplay, your old mate Brian Eno suggests you wing it to Australia, hop up on stage at the Opera house and pow-wow about your job for three hours. Sounds pretty awesome until you realise James Thornton’s job, CEO of legal charity Client Earth, got him listed in January as one of the Top Ten people who might change the world (for the better). Alongside Barack Obama. The pressure, no?
Work Tagged ‘Environment’
June 1, 2009
May 26, 2009
Most of us consider light to be the stuff that fills the spaces, or illuminates the way. Not so to that rare creature called the light artist who views light as a tangible quantity offering itself up as the medium for sculpture, installation, sound, interactive design and performance art.
It was a place of terror and putrefaction: the backyard compost during my university days. But for the obligatory dumping of kitchen waste, my flat mates and I ignored its needs completely. You can probably imagine the fetid pile that ensued.
A stylish cut and colour is one of life’s great indulgences. But a humming hairdressing salon uses a lot of water, energy and environmentally harmful chemicals. By taking its environmental impact as seriously as the perfect highlight, this Sydney salon is preserving both the planet and its customers peace of mind.
Xmas trees, by the numbers.