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When a geologist with skin issues turns into an all natural soap maker without skin issues.

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When a geologist with skin issues turns into an all natural soap maker without skin issues.

A conversation with Noni Doig, the founder of Lavami and a maker of skin care made by nature.   C: What is your background before Lavami?   ND: I have a background in science and a degree in Geology. Before starting Lavami I worked as a geologist for an oil company back home for 5 years. I did a lot of geochemistry and drilled a lot of wells.     C: Your products are all natural and based in natural health, yet your background is in chemistry- did it paradoxically help you to make better soap?   What knowledge were you...

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The Uncommon Container

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The Uncommon Container

  Ampersand is our first collaborative project between a talent, an artisan and a brand that values the unison and need of both to deliver excellence. Joane Chopard, Swiss architect and owner of architecture firm Maison Joane Chopard (joanechopard.com) is the talent. She chose the name Ampersand ( “&” )  in  recognition of the value of her partnership with the artisan, carpenter Jacques Burkardt, who helped her realize the precision woodwork for many of her custom made homes.  About Joane: Joane employs same principles when creating homes for her clients. In that scenario, she is the brand that values the unique life stories, experiences...

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