PATAGONIA @ ALABAMA CHANIN: TRUTH TO MATERIALS

Eight years ago, and three months after Maggie was born, I stood in the wings on a stage in New York City, waiting to go on and tell the story of Alabama Chanin. I was nervous and jittery, waiting my turn while a woman named Jill Dumain talked about the sustainability work of the company […]

A ROUND BUSINESS MODEL

While working on some press and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) pages this last month, I came across some texts that date back across the decade of Alabama Chanin. In reading and going over some of these texts, I thought it would be a good series to share on our Sustainable Design Tuesdays. Here is one […]

CHOCOLATE PIE

I am upcycling this blog post from 2006 as I have just had so many questions about it recently… Celebrate the official release of Alabama Studio Style this week by Baking a Pie for a Cake Plate: Below is my Gram Perkins’ famous chocolate pie recipe that my cousin Joy continues to make. It was […]