Monthly Archive: August, 2010

jobs @ heath

Heath has been mentored and advised over the past 7 years by fantastic group in San Francisco called Pacific Community Ventures. They recently made this video about the type of jobs they help… Continue reading

For real…

I spotted this genius business venture across from the LA store this afternoon. ALL the good ideas really have been done. -cathy

Factory Direct

Dwell Magazine visited Heath recently and put together this beautiful slide show. There is a feature in the Sept. issue of Dwell as well, but the slide show has some gorgeous shots that… Continue reading

Raise money for the Skid Row Housing Trust AND win yourself something wonderful!

We’ve been inspired by the Skid Row Housing Trust, which produces, maintains, and manages innovative (and affordable) housing for those in Los Angeles. In addition to our dinnerware trade-in through Heath LA, we’re… Continue reading

Peace Industry shut down by the U.S. government?

If you know Peace Industry and its hands-on owners Melina and Dodd Raissnia, you know how absurd this sounds. Peace Industry is one of Robin and my favorite “designer-maker” businesses and the reality… Continue reading

sneak peek (playmountain at the SF Ferry Building)

Just back from setting up the Playmountain display at the Ferry Building. Beautiful objects, materials, textures, character, straight from our friend Shin Nakahara of Playmountain in Tokyo. Check it out if you’re around… Continue reading