Telling the stories of our
material connection
to our world through
cutting edge design

Raven + Lily

Raven + Lilly was conceived with a mission to empower women through design partnerships and sustainable economic opportunities.

Featured Video – Falling Whistles

The whistle, as a symbol of protest, comes from a story of children too small to carry guns, sent to the front lines by rebel groups in the Congo, armed only with a whistle.

Commentary and Critique – Jewelry From War

Jewelry from War; shrapnel necklaces, cufflinks from weapons, bags from bombs and whistles for peace, a wide range of jewelry and accessories exist, made from weapons of destruction, as a means to draw attention to atrocities around the globe, and to promote peace.

Featured Video – Fonderie 47

Fonderie 47 makes cufflinks from weapons; jewelry made from Africa’s decommissioned rifles.

Featured Video – Strongheart Fellowship

The incredible story of Lovetta Conto, and her incredible journey from refugee camp to a hero, with the support of the Strongheart Fellowship.

Featured Video – Hair Highway

Studio Swine turn human hair into a wide array of interior objects combs for their collection Hair Highway, embedding human hair in resin, to create hauntingly beautiful pieces akin to tortoise shell.

Featured Images – Fluvio Bonavia

Fluvio Bonavia is an award-wining advertising and editorial photographer, known for his uniquely inventive imagery.

Coco Eco Magazine – Lets Start a Revolution

Lets Start a Revolution; A Fashion Revolution by Sass Brown for Coco Eco Magazine Spring Summer 2014.

Featured Video – Makers Row

Makers Row Profile – House of Couture NY.

Featured Video – CATiD at TEDx

The local economy of fashion: Kerrin Smith at TEDxGallatin 2014.


Everlane’s tag line is “Beautiful basics. Radical transparency. No middlemen”, which pretty much says it all.

Featured Video – Alabama Chanin Portraits in Creativity

Portraits in Creativity by Gael Towey, a series of beautiful and evocative short films that document artists and their inspirations.

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The Book: Refashioned

Sass Brown showcases the best in cutting edge fashion with upcycled materials

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