DK Design Studio Store ~ Now Open

Posted by on Jan 6, 2010 in Blog | No Comments

It only took us 2 years but the DK Design Studio Store is now open. We’ve been doing a lot of work with PropellShops and this is more-or-less a testing site for their service. We’ll be adding a bunch more products in the coming weeks. Enjoy….comment….request items. DK Design Studio Store. You can also check […]

Dissecting the Gyre

Posted by on Sep 23, 2009 in Blog | No Comments

Great graphic from Good Magazine that breaks down the plastic gyre in the pacific ocean. How you can reduce the growth of the plastic gyre: • STOP using plastic bags. No more plastic bags from the grocery store. No more products packaged in plastic bags. No more zip locks. Reuse the ones you have. I […]

The Bathroom Reinvented: Hyphae Design

Posted by on Aug 25, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

Didn’t even know about these guys who happen to be neighbors in West Oakland! Kudos to them….not only for their products but for their nod to the hyphy music scene. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.864614&w=425&h=350&fv=]

God Likes Worms

Posted by on Mar 14, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

We’ve been worm composting for awhile now. I bought a container about 6 months ago from Smith & Hawken but you can get them much cheaper on stopwaste.org here in the east bay. For worms, I went to Bay Worms at the Berkeley Farmer’s Market on Thursday. Mickey Jergin was happy to help me since […]

Recycle your soft plastic at Cole Hardware!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

Just saw this today. I’m LOVING Cole Hardware! They only take a basketball size bag each visit but, it’s a start!

Stop Yellow Pages Delivery

Posted by on Nov 21, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

If you’d like to stop the delivery of yellow pages to your home you can sign up here. Or, you can make a nice gecko out of them. This tip from Idealbite.com

West Coast Green, San Jose

Posted by on Sep 28, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

West Coast Green concluded yesterday at the San Jose Convention Center. It’s the largest conference and expo on green innovation in green build. Al Gore’s keynote speech yesterday focused on the lack of attention that the climate crisis is getting in comparison to the financial meltdown. He said that Americans are avoiding and/or ignoring the […]

The Story of Stuff

Posted by on Jul 21, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

This is a fantastic video that is worth 20 minutes of your time. From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of […]

Cell Phone Donation and Disposal.

Posted by on Feb 21, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

“Secure the Call Foundation” is a coalition of Law Enforcement Agencies and Non-Profits across the U.S. that came together to collect and redistribute used cell phones to any community member who needs a phone. It’s predicted that Californians alone throw away 44,000 cell phones every day and 80% of those are not repurposed. They contain […]

Sit Bag ~ old suitcases turned into furniture

Posted by on Feb 5, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | 7 Comments

From MaybeDesign out of Turkey. What an interesting idea. Fabrics are gorgeous….these would be great in a waiting room or kids room.