Graham Hill

Founder

Expertise

Design

Education

Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design/ Industrial Design, Carleton University / Bachelor of Architecture

Introduction

Graham Hill conceptualized, funded, started, and ran Treehugger until he sold it to Discovery Communications. Treehugger was entirely virtual and managed from various cities around the world, including Barcelona, Bangkok, Buenos Aires and New York. He is now CEO of LifeEdited, which "designs space-efficient buildings, products and lifestyles to yield more money, health and happiness with less stuff, space and energy."

Experience

Graham Hill's career started with the design pre-Netscape browser and a little company that grew to 60 employees and was sold to Microsoft. He then started ExceptionLab, which sells a ceramic version of the classic New York paper coffee cup. Over 35,000 are sold yearly via 200 high-end design and museum stores worldwide, including MOMA, where it is a top seller. After Treehugger, he built the first LifeEdited apartment in New York City, and now has completed a LifeEdited resort in Maui. 

Graham Hill Has performed two TED talks, one on being a weekday vegetarian and another on having "less stuff, more happiness."

Education

Hill graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, with a Bachelor of Architecture. He then studied Industrial Design at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada.

Treehugger and Dotdash

Our mission at Treehugger is to provide advice, clarity, and inspiration for both the eco-savvy and the green living novice. We hope our content gives you the confidence to purchase a better dishwasher, build a green beauty routine, or simply learn more about the world around you.

Treehugger is part of the Dotdash family.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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