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To understand better, we observe and listen

As we work around the world, we encounter many interesting voices, points of view and ideas. We question and we discover. Sometimes we try to put into words something we want to comprehend ourselves, and we do this also to invite deeper conversation. Collaboration is at the center of what we do, and here are some of our findings.

Art and soul of New York celebrates World Oceans Day

Art and soul of New York celebrates World Oceans Day

For a city to be truly sustainable it needs to have a cultural soul – and art is at the centre of this soul. It fosters an emotional connection that brings people together, and makes communities worth living and investing in for future generations. Today, we celebrate World Oceans Day and the part that art is playing across New York City in its honour, with 54 extraordinary wave sculptures on display to raise awareness for ocean conservation. It is a chance to think about our waters and our future. As much as 40 per cent of our expansive oceans are …

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Jesse Burke’s call to nature with Wild & Precious film Jesse Burke’s call to nature with Wild & Precious film

This year’s World Environment Day focuses on connecting people to nature and urging us all …

Noah Sheldon observes China’s hidden workforce Noah Sheldon observes China’s hidden workforce

Imagine trying to balance dozens of giant Styrofoam bundles on a bicycle and then pedalling …

Uniting and nourishing people on the breadline Uniting and nourishing people on the breadline

For many people, living on a food and drink budget of a couple of pounds, …

8 zero food waste warriors making the world a better place 8 zero food waste warriors making the world a better place

These chefs, activists and entrepreneurs are on a sustainable mission – and they’re inspiring us …

Chef and activist Dan Barber talks food waste, Trump and Selfridges Chef and activist Dan Barber talks food waste, Trump and Selfridges

A burger made from vegetable pulp, served with landfill salad, may not sound like the …

Conversation with Gabriela Herman Conversation with Gabriela Herman

Gabriela Herman grew up in Boston but her Brazilian roots and time spent living abroad …

Waorani tribe of Amazonian Ecuador Waorani tribe of Amazonian Ecuador

As the world celebrates Earth Day, a global environmental collaboration now observed by more than …

How the fight against food waste is taking root How the fight against food waste is taking root

From London to Sydney, sustainable food is making headlines. But what does it mean and …

Conversation with Jesse Burke Conversation with Jesse Burke

Jesse Burke has always been a nature lover but he got known as a ‘dude’ …

Shanghai Tower: the fabric and faces behind China’s tallest building Shanghai Tower: the fabric and faces behind China’s tallest building

Photographer Noah Sheldon’s Shanghai Tower project shines a light on the construction of China’s …

Conversation with Jørn Tomter Conversation with Jørn Tomter

Jørn Tomter is a Norwegian photographer living in London. He loves to document people …

Cities crucial to climate challenge Cities crucial to climate challenge

The explosion of urban migration combined with overall global population growth is likely to add …

Conversation with <br>Noah Sheldon Conversation with
Noah Sheldon

Noah Sheldon likes showing his vision of the world to people. He is drawn …

Conversation with Tim D’Offay from Postcard Teas Conversation with Tim D’Offay from Postcard Teas

Tim D’Offay is a purveyor of some of the world’s finest teas and runs …

Conversation with Dolly Faibyshev Conversation with Dolly Faibyshev

Dolly Faibyshev is an American photographer born to Russian immigrant parents in Philadelphia. Her …

Get up and skate Get up and skate

There are so many cool sports out there: football, tennis, lacrosse, ballet, gymnastics, capoeira, parkour. …

Urbanisation: changing face of our landscape Urbanisation: changing face of our landscape

More than half the world’s population now lives in urban areas. And by 2050 it …

Conversation with Christopher LaMarca Conversation with Christopher LaMarca

‘Raw’ and ‘visceral’ is how American photographer Christopher LaMarca describes his work. He is …

London: new beginnings for Design Museum London: new beginnings for Design Museum

Wow, what a roof and interior; the spirit soars when you look up and …

Conversation with Jens Görlich Conversation with Jens Görlich

German photographer Jens Görlich talks to Tea & Water from his self-built home outside …

Conversation with Eike König Conversation with Eike König

Eike is one of the most admired creatives from Germany today. His career started …

Together everywhere Together everywhere

As Tea & Water we look to connect, unite, not divide. We will continue to …

Beyond the smart city Beyond the smart city

When Jacques-Louis David painted Madame Récamier in 1800, three per cent of people on Earth …

Together Together

We look at the map of Europe today and we see a place that—to many—appears …

Conversation with Emma Cousin Conversation with Emma Cousin

Emma Cousin is a painter living in south east London with her husband in …

Conversation with Micheal McLaughlin Conversation with Micheal McLaughlin

Hi Micheal, I am so happy you’ve agreed to this conversation with us here at …

Tea & Water: what’s in a name? Tea & Water: what’s in a name?

According to Chinese legend, the origins of tea date back to 2737 BC when Shen …

It might feel like a calm conversation It might feel like a calm conversation

How many times have we opened a fresh notebook with the intention to start a …

Hello, Tea & Water Hello, Tea & Water

We are often asked why we gave ourselves a name so simple and so modest. …

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