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Sitting Pretty: These Amigo Modern Snack Chairs Won’t Save the World

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“How do we reconcile our desire to create and make new things, with the full knowledge that we are killing our planet?” This was a question posed by designer Eric Trine in a recent blog post on his website. I’ve been following Trine’s work for a few years now and he’s openly wrestled with big thoughts like these, often on the backdrop of his pastel-hued Instagram posts. He speaks honestly, forgoing dry-cleaned language and the vague responsible-design ethos that one is used to hearing these days. But Trine asks these uncomfortable questions—all while continuing to create and make new things...

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