Posts tagged "Designed by Nature"

Talking Clean Beauty with Lady Carole Bamford

"Clean beauty" is a term that's used often, and while you may be looking for a simple definition, the truth is that there isn’t one. Clean beauty is complex; for some, it may just be about avoiding potential toxic chemicals, while for others, it may go beyond that to include animal, social, and environmental welfare. So what does 1 Hotels consider clean beauty? We look for products that are safe for you and the environment, using non-toxic, plant-based ingredients for effective results.

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At-Home Rituals with Bamford

Wellness shouldn't have to wait because you can't make it into a wellness center. Follow these morning-to-night rituals from our friends at Bamford to heal the mind, body, and spirit from the comfort of home.

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Sustainability 2020

While there are some major political and transformative changes that need to be made across larger industries, the below are some personal ways you can contribute and do some of the lifting:

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Calling Out Climate Change: Our Warming Oceans

Hurricanes have occurred naturally since the beginning of time, but we’ve recently learned the role climate change plays in increasing their severity. Is the latest Category 5 hurricane a reminder that we need to do more to combat climate change?

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Ocean Pollution: The Dirty Facts

Covering more than 70 percent of our planet, oceans are among the earth’s most valuable natural resources. They govern the weather, clean the air, help feed the world, and provide a living for millions.

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Bringing The Outdoors In With Harrison Green

Each of our hotels is home to thousands of plants, and – lucky us – expert teams that keep those living beauties alive and thriving year round. We caught up with the team at Harrison Green (the geniuses behind the plants and living green wall at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge) and asked them a few questions about how New Yorker’s can bring the outdoors in, and keep their own homes filled with greenery. Think of it as a little plant FAQ!

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Holistic Wellness With Bamford Haybarn Spa

The beginning of fall, as with every change of season, is the perfect time to focus on the needs of the mind and body. From releasing tension and stress to boosting energy levels, each of us will have a holistic need as individual as we are. The new Bamford Haybarn Spa at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is the perfect place to find balance and peace amongst the freneticism of the city.

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Art And Conservation, A Conversation With Paul Nicklen

When we first heard about famed-photographer Paul Nicklen’s Soho art gallery, we knew it was something to keep an eye on. Each of his stunningly beautiful exhibits deals with pressing issues of environmental conservation – from threatened habitats to fragile coastlines and endangered marine life. We caught up with Paul to discuss his most recent exhibit, Vanishing Worlds, a collaboration with Chris Burkard that focuses on rare Arctic ecosystems and disappearing floodplains in Iceland.

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How To Harness The Energy Of The Full Moon

The full moon is coming. I feel fuller, more energized, expectant. A little wilder. I want to do a million projects and see a million friends. I want to dance and make art. I look outside and see she’s getting bigger. So am I. Inside. I’ve been doing more, creating more. I’m excited and I feel more alive. I am full, just like her.

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Total Solar Eclipse = Dark Sky Celebrations In New York + Miami

It’s been nearly 40 years since the last Total Solar Eclipse went coast to coast and while we celebrate the New Moon each month in New York and Miami, you’re invited to celebrate and honor this totally amazing occasion with us on Monday, August 21st. Not a bad way to start the week!

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