We delve into stories that inspire us—from the details behind our candles, to the facets of scents, and the people that inspire us.
Don’t Touch That Lavender: The Problem With Patenting Plants Read
This July, in honor of Lavender + Petals, we’re investigating the practice of patenting new plants as private intellectual property.Read
Going Green — But Not the Good Kind: On Climate Change and Plant Pandemics Read
This April, in honor of Grapefruit + Yuzu, we’re investigating the relationship between human society and plant health.Read
Au Naturel: How Humans Separated Themselves From Nature — and Why It’s Time to Reconsider Read
This March, in the rustic spirit of Wood Cabin, we’re looking at how the cognitive divide between human society and the natural world came to be.Read
The Ignite Series 2020: New Year, New Ignite, New Subscriber Art Read
We delve into the Ignite Series 2020 inspiration; a look at the ways we are connected to the world around us through our work at Keap.Read
Festive Figures: The Spiritual Significance of Evergreens from Christmas to the National Park System
We examine how evergreen trees have shaped the Yuletide season — and the formation of the U.S. National Park System.
White Gold: The Complicated Past — and Present — of Sugar
We take a closer look at the sweet — and sometimes sour — world of sugar.Read
The Outside Comes In: How Biophilic Buildings Bring Mother Nature to the Big City
Rustic Wood Cabin gets us thinking about eco-friendly architecture that brings people back to nature.
Heat Engine Earth: Geothermal Energy Is Clean, Plentiful, and Good for Cooking — So Why Aren’t We Using It?
A look at the power of geothermal energy beyond a relaxing bath — although it’s pretty good at that, too.Read