“The Spirit of the Mountains,” Weaving Through Peru’s Salkantay Trail
Mandy Sham reflects on her trek through Salkantay and its profound discomforts, beyond ideas of painterly landscapes.
The SuperAdobe: Sandbags & Sustainable Living
CalEarth Institute, founded by architect Nader Khalili, is a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to solve the global housing crisis through sustainable earth architecture.
Exploring Empathy with Photographer Maria Clara Macrì
An intimate conversation between Denisse Ariana Pérez and Maria Clara Macrì on her relationship to photography, empathy and self-belief.
“A Poetic Lesson on Black Anatomy”
In her film Black Anatomy, Denisse Ariana Pérez revindicates the black body through poetry.
Myceen Are Growing Carbon-neutral Homewares
Beautiful, carbon-neutral and completely compostable, Myceen make designer furniture from mycelium that redefine how we furnish our homes and how we view the humble mushroom.
An Ethereal Summer
Chiara Zonca takes us to her favorite swimming spot, documenting her connection with water with the help of an Ethereal diffusion filter.
Burning Cold: The Power of Indigenous Fire Knowledge with Victor Steffensen
Fire has long been part of Australia’s landscape, a tool used by Indigenous peoples on Country to activate and care for the land. But the healing goes both ways, and this is a message of hope.
Rob Woodcox Photographs The Universe He Wants To Live In
Collaborating with dancers, installation artists and body painters, Rob Woodcox creates large scale universes that celebrate our belonging to the natural world.
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What’s Inspiring Cai Fox Leplaw?
Cai shares his current and ongoing sources of inspiration. The poetry his grandfather introduced him to, or his current morning ‘hype song.’
Of the Earth: Mali’s Mud-Made Mosque
The Great Mosque of Djenné, first built in the 13th century, is the largest surviving example of African architecture.
What’s inspiring Dino Kužnik?
Another dose of inspiration, this time from Urth Ambassador Dino Kužnik.
How ‘Eyes as Big as Plates’ Defines Nature Through Ageless Curiosity
Inspired by Nordic folklore, artists Riitta Ikonen and Karoline Hjorth discuss how their eco-conscious project explores the meaning of nature and how age is irrelevant to adventure.
Moss and Sand: Urth’s Design Team on the New Colourways
Come behind the scenes to meet Urth’s product design team and learn their inspiration, process and plans for the future.
Six N. Five’s Hyperreal Digital Dreamscapes Are Inspired by Nature and Design
Six N. Five is the studio of award-winning digital artist, Ezequiel Pini who designs serene and hyperreal landscapes to engage our senses.
Finding Creative Expression and Healing Underwater, with Francesca Owen
After an Olympic career in synchronised swimming, Francesca Owen reincarnated as a photographer but never strayed from the waters edge.
Finding Wisdom In Fungi
We look at the wonders of the mushroom and its mycelia with the help of mycologist Paul Stamets, author and biologist Merlin Sheldrake, and interdisciplinary designer Mari Koppanen.
Art as “Quiet Activism” with Minna Leunig
Through her paintings, Minna Leunig seeks to spark appreciation for nature, something she says is an expression of 'quiet activism.'
Tim Swallow finds “the most beautiful place on earth”
A one-off editorial by Tim Swallow that captures Tahiti’s raw beauty.
Julia Kay on the Power of Design to Drive Positive Change
Great Wrap co-founder Julia Kay shares why she created a bench top worthy dispenser for her home compostable stretch wrap made from potato waste.
Roots Run Deep – The Work of Ai Weiwei
Living in exile in Portugal, revered Chinese artist Ai Weiwei produced monumental sculptures of endangered Brazilian tree roots with a myriad of meanings.
Send it with Seaweed: Sway the Future
Sway the Future CEO Julia Marsh on how underwater rainforests can replace plastic packaging.
“Bizarre as it is beautiful” Mandy Sham captures Iceland’s ethereal landscape
Mandy Sham sees otherworldly beauty in Iceland’s contrasts. Bright flowers against volcanic rock, rushing waterfalls and peaceful moss covered hills.
Rachel Garrard Collaborates with Nature to Create Abstract Installations By the Shore
Inspired by liminal space between scientific research and esoteric practice, multi-disciplinary artist Rachel Garrard forages in nature to make land-art on the shore.
This Lily Pad Inspired Floating City is Planned for Penang
Explore Penang’s BiodiverCity, an emission-free floating city inspired by lily pads and designed by world-renowned architect, Bjarke Ingels.
What’s Inspiring Us – Volume 5 with Urth Content Manager Meghan Walsh
Urth’s very own content manager shares everything sparking her creativity lately — from a grounding hobby to sculptures that celebrate the essence of trees.