20 episodes

Hosted and produced by lifestyle journalist and GAFF-co founder Jo Linehan, The Futurist uncovers some of the most exciting sustainable lifestyle brands and leaders in Ireland today. From long-standing sustainable fashion labels to the new beauty and homewares companies being built with sustainability in mind, Jo unravels the ethos and methods behind some of the most admireable goods and practices in the country and discusses the challenges and triumphs of building a business with the environment in mind. Episodes so far feature Tipperary and Dublin-based beauty brand Nunaiai, Katie O'Riordan from Theo & George, Sadie Chowen of the Burren Perfumery, Reuzi founder Pat Kane and design duo Jill & Gill. 

The Futurist Podcast Jo Linehan

    • Fashion & Beauty
    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

Hosted and produced by lifestyle journalist and GAFF-co founder Jo Linehan, The Futurist uncovers some of the most exciting sustainable lifestyle brands and leaders in Ireland today. From long-standing sustainable fashion labels to the new beauty and homewares companies being built with sustainability in mind, Jo unravels the ethos and methods behind some of the most admireable goods and practices in the country and discusses the challenges and triumphs of building a business with the environment in mind. Episodes so far feature Tipperary and Dublin-based beauty brand Nunaiai, Katie O'Riordan from Theo & George, Sadie Chowen of the Burren Perfumery, Reuzi founder Pat Kane and design duo Jill & Gill. 

    The Psychology of Shopping and Learning to Declutter with Author Emma Gleeson

    The Psychology of Shopping and Learning to Declutter with Author Emma Gleeson

    Author Emma Gleeson shares her insights on decluttering (both mentally and physically), the psychology of shopping, learning to want less stuff, and how she managed to formulate her first book in the midst of a pandemic. Order Emma's Book Stuff Happens...

    • 23 min
    The Future of Sustainable Photography with Pais Agency

    The Future of Sustainable Photography with Pais Agency

    Eunice Pais is a Portugal-based photographer and founder of the Pais Agency. Eunice saw the need for an ethical, sustainable way of image-making and set about establishing an agency that could help brands create their press and campaign imagery in a...

    • 24 min
    Smart Solutions to Climate Change and The Value of Nature with Dr Deborah Brosnan

    Smart Solutions to Climate Change and The Value of Nature with Dr Deborah Brosnan

    Dr. Deborah Brosnan is an Irish-born, U.S.-based scientist specializing in marine resilience and environmental risk reduction. She's known for her ability to rapidly and efficiently bring together government, business, and local communities around smart...

    • 31 min
    Fast Furniture and The Slow Home Movement with Design KNB

    Fast Furniture and The Slow Home Movement with Design KNB

    Sarah Zarebinski is the founder of Design KNB, a modern lifestyle shop inspired by European interior design. In this episode, which focuses on sustainable interiors, Sarah shares her knowledge of the industry, while her passion for independent artisan...

    • 32 min
    A Life in Fashion With Emma Manley

    A Life in Fashion With Emma Manley

    This episode's guest is the inimitable Emma Manley. Emma has carved out a prestigious career as a designer here in Ireland, but her influence far outreaches the world of fashion. Emma is thoughtful, creative, progressive, and a veritable workhorse; in...

    • 50 min
    The Beginner's Guide To Offsetting our Carbon Footprint with Nula

    The Beginner's Guide To Offsetting our Carbon Footprint with Nula

    Offsetting our carbon footprint has become a common suggestion when it comes to undoing the impact we all have on the planet in our day-to-day lives, but what offsetting actually mean, and is it the appropriate action we need to take in the face of...

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

niamhroisin ,

Positive vibes!

A great and genuinely positive podcast - love it! Great positivity in terms of positive change!

Beauty0402 ,

Honest Beauty

Loving the honesty , creativity and perseverance... hard work and positivity always shines through.

BenoitN Dublin ,

Refreshing podcast

Great to hear some small fashion and beauty entrepreneur's perspective on the future of their industry, and their personal journey/story. I like in particular the highlight on sustainability.

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