From Lines to Circles,

From Grey to Green,

From Pollutions to Solutions,

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

I am here

I've been staying in the most beautiful place for the last three weeks. Yet, despite all my blogs I have neglected to post any photos of the landscape.Each day, to get into town is a good hour walk. The journey takes me on a thin path that winds precariously through...

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A Giant Moth

GeoTagged, [N17.09816, W120.89987]I came across this beautiful creature in a garden along my walk. It stopped me in my tracks-- easily as big as my two hands with it's wings unfolded. It felt like something symbol or omen from a...

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A Grey Day

GeoTagged, [N17.09816, W120.89987]Tis a grey day. I went to bed sneezing. I woke up my eyes so red that I could barely keep them open. I am beset either by allergies or some strange cold. I feel absolutely terrible. Most of the day I could barely see, let alone do any...

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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:


“Working with the the principles of the Igorots and of the Mandala I manifest deep regenerative solutions and mobilizations that are by design, way outside the industrial capital paradigm.”  –®

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.