Ideas and tools for living better, more slowly, and more sustainably.
A Heiltsuk Guide to Authentic Wellness
When the Heiltsuk people had the opportunity to build a wellness centre in their territory, they turned to their own people and their own culture to define what the word means for them. Launched this summer, the Kunsoot Wellness Centre offers a lesson in how to take a more rooted and honest approach to well-being.
Creating a Game with Des Enfantillages
Geneviève Lugaz and Christian Laforge share a company, a duplex, and the happy title of parents. Des Enfantillages is the result of their professional and personal journey: an inspiring studio with a fun and poetic approach to making toys. In collaboration with BESIDE, they’ve created “Guess Who Inspires Me?”
Designing a Log Carrier with Noujica
Jinny Lévesque, a glass artist, and Catherine Cournoyer, a textile print designer, first met in a visual arts class in college. They became fast friends and soon joined forces to design their first ethical textile products. A decade later, they’re now collaborating with BESIDE to make a unique log carrier.