This Japanese designer turned discarded fishing containers into groovy

This Japanese designer turned discarded fishing containers into groovy

In the 1980s, Japan led the world in the number of fish it caught every year, but the country’s fishing industry has been declining for over two decades. Overfishing, unsustainable practices, and contaminated water from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown have depleted fishing communities and left behind a constellation of discarded materials like fishnets,

How Shipping Delays Turned Used Furniture Into a Hot Commodity

How Shipping Delays Turned Used Furniture Into a Hot Commodity

THE PARENTS of the bride were thrilled to announce that after many Covid-related false starts, their daughter was at long last ready to tie the knot. They had a date, an intimate guest list and a wedding dress. There was just one problem—the chairs. Sasha Adler, the interior designer decorating the Los Angeles home in