Julia Child was a pioneer in the world of haute cuisine at a time when celebrity “chefdom” was a decidedly manly occupation. She didn’t care. The kitchen was her natural habitat and she had her own ways of making it work for her whether she was whipping up a soufflé or flaming a creme brûlée.
When did I visit Milan again? Oh yeah, April 2014. Time flies. You see the thing is, when you go to these sensory overloading mind boggling trade shows you bring it all home with you in the form of dvds, thumb drives, brochures, samples etc.
“People First Innovation” is the guiding principle behind Toto, the world’s largest manufacturer of bathroom fixtures and fittings. TOTO is an un paralleled luxury brand creating beautiful and functional fixtures for the bath. What really impresses me is that at the same time the are heavily focused on water conservation, a leading global concern that needs more attention here in the US.
The more we crowd our environments with “stuff” the more we need to find a place to put all of it! Pair that with a very real need to recycle and reuse (to keep the new “stuff” to a minimum) and you can see that the concept of “used lockers” can be very relevant.