Paper Collective Prints and Posters

A webstore that nods to Denmark's design heritage and donates at least 15% of profits to charity

Denmark has long had a reputation for good design; the country has created beautiful, functional furniture and homeware for decades. New Danish webshop Paper Collective, founded in 2013, proves that it also has a number of contemporary graphic designers and artists worthy of attention. The company sells a selection of posters by Scandinavian artists and illustrators, including Hvass & Hannibal (whose poppy, colorful designs we …

To The Market: A New Online Platform for Conscious Shopping

All goods sold on the site are made by women survivors of abuse, conflict and disease, and in turn, help rebuild their lives through economic empowerment

While “conscious shopping” has become a buzz phrase of late, when it’s coming from a former Counterterrorism Advisor at the US Department of State, you pay attention. Jane Mosbacher Morris, who also worked at the same department’s Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues and later became Director of Humanitarian Action for the McCain Institute for International Leadership (managing the institute’s anti-human-trafficking program), wasn’t a born …

A Brighter Future with Prosperity Candles

Made-in-MA candles with complimentary refills for life, support women refugees and entrepreneurship opportunities

In 2009, Prosperity Candle began as a project in Baghdad, Iraq. Partnering with Women for Women International, the organization trained 50 women survivors of war to make candles in their homes, and help rebuild their lives through economic empowerment. “Our original intent was to create economic opportunities for women in regions of conflict (due to war, natural disasters, etc) but we realized that we could …