Making the most of wood and its natural beauty: Those are the <i>raisons d’être</i> behind this home-accessories brand. Artisans craft its sculptural bowls and platters from leftover stumps of shan mu, a durable species of Chinese fir. The removal of these stumps—often left behind by loggers—both facilitates faster reforestation and maximizes the use of this lustrous resource, proving doing good and looking good can be one and the same.
SHFT is a sustainable lifestyle platform that curates a plethora of eco-conscious choices in everything from art and fashion to travel. Founded by actor/activist Adrian Grenier and film producer Peter Glatzer, SHFT is helping to nudge ecologically responsible choices into the mainstream with video series, news updates, and curated shopping experiences like this sale. With top-notch picks from brands like Nau, Core Bamboo, and Simple in the mix, it’s the perfect way to look good and do good at the same time.
Artisans craft these sculptural bowls, platters, and decorative objects from the beautifully gnarled stumps of shan mu, a durable species of fir found in the mountains of China. Each is singular in design, and is protected with a food-safe lacquer that magnifies the wood’s natural beauty.