From Lines to Circles,

From Grey to Green,

From Pollutions to Solutions,

Together we can cocreate the brighter world we all know is possible.

“I work and play with the principles of the mandala to manifest regenerative solutions. On my site, you’ll find my art, my designs, inventions, philosophical reflections and the blogs that chronicle the evolution of it all.”  –®

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Touching the Industrial Cosmos

"This evening, working the line in the recycling factory, the sheer grey, mind-blowing monotony propelled me into a dark metaphysical moment that will haunt me for the rest of my life." Author's note: I recently discovered on my hard drive some photos and a movie that...

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Our Ecobricking Featured on CNN

  This week our work transforming plastic pollution into Ecobricks, was featured on CNN Indonesia! The program is in a mix of Indonesian and English and is set at my and Ani Himawati's house in Ubud, Bali. The report features clips and interviews with Ecobrickers...

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New Ecobricks.org 3.0 launched

Today we lauch our new Ecobricks.org 3.0 site! Plastic, solved!  My team and I have been hard at work for the last few years on a solution to plastic pollution. Our site, a one stop resource for the technique and philosophy behind Ecobricking has been getting better...

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Russs.net

Russell is a regenerative designer and inventor based in Bali, Indonesia.  He is one of the leaders of the Ecobrick movement in Indonesia and the world.  Inspired by the principles of the mandala and his time amongst the Igorot people he works to implementing deep, trans-formative innovations.  With ecobricks, Russell’s creativity is focused on putting ‘waste’ back into cycles of indefinite use.  Meanwhile, moving forward with innovations that, using natural materials and ancestral manual traditions, are fully open source, non-capital, and transcend waste, petroleum and factories all together.  You can read more in his Regenerative Design Manifesto or follow him on Facebook:

Archives

Mandalic Regenerative Philosophy

The principles of innovating are even more important than the innovations. Here are my principal essays on the challenges of our times.

The Evolution of the Flying Disc

I love throwing the disc around.  With my friends we’ve come up with one that transcends plastic and petroleum.

Ecobrick Evangelism & Innovation

One of my major focuses is seeing the spread and development of Ecobricks– for me its one of the deepest solutions for plastic out there.

Bottle Building & Innovation

I love making stuff with bottles.  Because they are everywhere, we can innovate techniques that anyone anywhere can put to use.