A Pinch of Creativity: Design Is Their Secret Ingredient

TJ Girard helps craft inventive 'food furniture' — which is only natural after a childhood filled with both Coq au vin and belt sanders


Pinch Food Design isn’t your typical catering company. For starters, it has tantalized the eyes and taste buds of clients like Lady Gaga. Continue reading

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Love Pinch? "Talk about us, send us ideas, and be excited to see new food designs," TJ says. But most importantly, be open to new food experiences.

9 Independent Fashion Designers

Look good, do good: Let us introduce you to your new favorite places to shop


Whether with a collection that uses only natural fibers or a woven basket design passed down over generations, these designers bring substance to the world of style. And to us, that’s always in fashion. Continue reading

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Dad vs. Ads: Seth Matlins Takes on Media Manipulation

He started a forum for women and girls. He fights for the Truth in Advertising Act. Meet one of the coolest dads we know.


Magazines and advertising are full of digitally manipulated images that can do a number on women’s and girls’ self-esteem. Marketer Seth Matlins doesn’t want these impossible beauty standards messing with the mind of his 8-year-old daughter (or his 7-year-old son, for that matter). So he’s helping take the fight against unrealistic ads all the way to the U.S. government.
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We're in this together. "We don’t parent alone, and we have to all be accountable," Seth says.

9 Inspiring Interviews That Deserve Your Time

We wish we could have all these fascinating folks over for a dinner party. But reading or listening to conversations with them is the next best thing.


An ex-con turned health coach and writer. A paralyzed painter still creating art. An ex-alcoholic turning parenthood inside out. Get inside their heads — and get ready to think differently. Continue reading

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The Bureo Boys: Making Waves By Redefining the Skateboard

Three guys who love surfing, skating and saving the oceans kickflip their careers to make a difference

The Bureo Boys: Making Waves By Redefining the Skateboard on DesignGood: http://designgood.com/bureo-skateboards/

There’s no way around it: We’re grappling with some big environmental problems, including the health of our oceans. But the guys at Bureo want to give you a reason for optimism amid all the depressing news. We all can do something, they believe, and what they’re doing is building a better skateboard. Continue reading

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‘We want people to make a shift in the way they’re living’ After a successful Kickstarter campaign (which was a DesignGood favorite), the skateboards are now in their first production run and are available for pre-order on their website.