Zoom out, zoom in. When I was studying biomimicry and natural systems, we’d do a neat and simple exercise for observation: zoom out, and zoom in. Take a moment and scan a whole forest, and from a plain swath of green some amazing patterns start to emerge. You might see a clump of trees near […]
Redwoods, part 1: Fairy Rings and Cathedrals As the nights grow longer and the year draws to a close, it’s natural to think “legacy thoughts”. What do we have to show for the year? What do we hope to seed for the future? Dear friend and fellow biomimic Victoria Keziah recently reminded me of the inspiration […]
This week marks the grand finale of Wisdom from the Hive: PARTNER is greater than PREDATOR. Even a shark cannot thrive without a healthy ocean.
Welcome to our fall graphics series! This week’s wisdom: CONNECTED is greater than ISOLATED. The critic is isolated; the advocate is connected.
Welcome to our fall graphics series! This week’s wisdom: WEBS are greater than LINES. Opportunity exists beyond the x-y axis.
Welcome to our fall graphics series! This week’s wisdom: TRUTH is greater than PRECISION. Precision can be false comfort; truth is often messy.
Welcome to our fall graphics series! This week’s wisdom: TENDING is greater than TAKING. There is no good harvest without care.
Welcome to our fall graphics series! This week’s wisdom: CREATION is greater than DISSECTION. Division is finite; creation is infinite.
Dear Honeybees, Once folks are intrigued by the combination of biomimicry and investing, the most frequent question we hear is, where do I begin? As with any ongoing practice, the vital and often vexing answer is, start where you are. This short graphic series presents some exhortations, some practice mantras, and some deliberate provocations; it’s […]
Dear Honeybees, Have you ever happened upon the perfect sentiment, only to realize that someone else has already expressed it perfectly? Here we present a short series of some of our favorite quotes, designed to go hand-in-hand with our “Practice and Provocation” series as we progress through the autumn season. Here’s to expression!