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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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A great and genuinely positive podcast - love it! Great positivity in terms of positive change!
Loving the honesty , creativity and perseverance... hard work and positivity always shines through.
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.