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