Us & Our Planet: This is How We Live
An exploration of how we live, us and our planet is a collaboration between IKEA and Phaidon, who have both teamed up to look at how we live through the lens of sustainability. In the book, we get a glimpse into the everyday lives of extraordinary people. Through visiting their homes we get to better understand how one of the six themes of time, space, food, rest, play or togetherness impacts their routines respectively. Each home visit is complemented by a ritual they undertake in their home and it gives a wonderfully intimate look into the remarkable nature of the everyday ordinary life we all lead.
With each theme, the book presents some of the iconic products from IKEA that prove to be a sustainable solution to the themes of time, space, food, rest, play, or togetherness and along with these iconic products the book also invited artists and photographers to respond to these same themes to show what they mean to them in their own unique eccentric way.
This book really is a refreshing read that focuses on the beauty of the places we call home and puts a focus back on the importance of our daily routines in our homes and it is superb for any inspiration needed for your home, creative endeavors or just to kickstart some big or small sustainable changes.
It is a great book for those interested in design sustainability or how we function as social beings.
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What size is it?
Paprtback, 26 X 20 x 1.5 cm approx. 256 pages, English