Emily Pilloton

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    DIRT Studio: Turning Detritus Into Regenerative Landscapes

    November 3, 12:04 PM by Emily Pilloton in Sustainable Product Design

    Julie Bargmann, founding principal of DIRT Studio, knows how to turn trash into treasure. Literally. Her reclamation, decontamination, and development of urban landfill, manufacturing, and other industrial sites goes beyond superficial beautification to

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    Sustainable Business Practices: Rug Designers Step Up

    November 1, 7:01 AM by Emily Pilloton in Green Architecture

    Now more than ever, the rug industry is making huge strides in their commitment to fair labor, sustainable materials, and ethical business practices. Pioneers such as Stephanie Odegard and Rosemary Hallgarten, and the uber-hip Barcelona-based company

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    TreeHugger Welcomes Writer Emily Pilloton

    October 20, 1:39 PM by Emily Pilloton in About TreeHugger

    Emily Pilloton is a furniture designer and freelance design writer based in Chicago and San Francisco. Trained in architecture with degrees from UC Berkeley and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she now designs conceptual and sustainable


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