There are those rare occasions when you listen to someone speak about their life’s work, not just what they do everyday from 9-5, with a real sense of authenticity and passion. And even rarer when you come away with a feeling that they have gone “all in” when making their life decisions.
Joshua Onysko, the founder of Pangea Organics, is one of those people.
I had the privilege to hear him speak in Chicago last Fall. He transfixed the audience with a personal story of wander, wonder, curiosity, a bit of luck, and in the end the vision to build a life based on some simple ideas. As he says on the Pangea Organics website,
“We only want to make things that make things better.”
He and his designer Josh Ivy are giving a live webcast on printmag.com next Tuesday August 4th titled, Pretty Green, How to design truly sustainable, truly beautiful packaging. It should be interesting. Here is the link,