September 10, 2016

The Drinkable Book

According to Unicef, in 2015 there were 663 million people using unsafe drinking water. To combat the problem and to help educate about the dangers of unsafe water, WATERisLIFE teamed up with Dr Teri Dankovich from Carnegie Mellon to create the Drinkable Book.

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September 9, 2015

It is always now

Part of us always knows that we’re just a doctor’s visit or a phone call away from being starkly reminded with the fact of our own mortality.

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January 15, 2015


Homelessfonts is an initiative by Barcelona-based Arrels Foundation that consists of creating a collection of typefaces based on the handwriting of homeless people.

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October 13, 2013

Eliodomestico: a solar household still for developing countries


Giving families drinking water from the sea at no operating cost.

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July 30, 2013

A short lesson in perspective

The following thoughts have been republished from the personal website of Linds Redding, the former Saatchi & Saatchi and BBDO art director who died from cancer in 2012, aged 52. His words are an intriguing personal reflection on his creative career, written after realising his time was coming to an end. I hope he would forgive me for republishing without permission. It'd be a shame for his words to disappear if his site goes down.

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June 11, 2013

One breath at a time

As it happens, many people I'll never meet are doing a lot to keep me motivated. Sun Hongsheng is one of those people.

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May 17, 2013

A billboard that turns air into drinkable water

Probably the best billboard I've ever seen.

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November 26, 2012

Self-filling water bottle

Namib Desert beetle

"Our initial prototype will collect anywhere from half a litre of water to three litres per hour."

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November 20, 2012

Massoud Hassani, mine sweeper

Mine Kafon

Massoud Hassani. Designer. Life saver.

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October 3, 2008

Edward de Bono

Edward de Bono is one of the few people in history who can be said to have had a major impact on the way we think. He has written numerous books with translations into 34 languages, and is best known for being the originator of the term lateral thinking.

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