Emily Pilloton

 

Emily Pilloton is a senior editor at Inhabitat and Founder of Project H Design, a charitable organization that supports, inspires, and delivers product design initiatives for Humanity, Habitats, Health, and Happiness. She is also a freelance design writer, furniture designer, and nomad "based" in San Francisco. Trained in architecture with degrees from UC Berkeley and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she has written for GOOD Magazine, Innovative Home, and ID, and has also taught design theory in Chicago. When she isn't traveling or emailing, Emily enjoys baking cupcakes and playing trivia board games.

Emily Pilloton
BAMBU Kids Line of Bamboo Utensils

BAMBU Kids Line of Bamboo Utensils

Sized perfectly for your little ones' mitts, Bambu's line of kid and baby-sized utensils are as cute as they are eco-friendly, durable, and functional. Made from certified-organically grown

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SHIGERU BAN New York City Shutter Houses

SHIGERU BAN New York City Shutter Houses

Scaling his literal Curtain House into a larger and more dense development, Shigeru Ban's Shutter Houses are one part architecture, one part art, and one part pure poetry from one of our

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INHABITOTS: Announcing Eco-Kid Week!

INHABITOTS: Announcing Eco-Kid Week!

In honor of our New York writer Abigail's adorable newborn twin boys, Inhabitat is launching the 'Inhabitots' series to bring you all the best and greenest kids furniture, accessories, and other

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE Boutique: Embodies

SUSTAINABLE STYLE Boutique: Embodies

If you’re looking for a feel good shop that takes a thoughtful body-centric approach to sustainable style, Embodies might just be your new favorite retail locale. Owner Kenlynn Wilson,

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Urban Re:Vision RE:STORE Competition

Urban Re:Vision RE:STORE Competition

The latest from competition pros Urban Revision is a request for community designs that exemplify green innovation for a healthy urban economy. The Re:Store competition calls for design entries

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Announcing the birth of Inhabitots!

Announcing the birth of Inhabitots!

We are excited to announce that our fabulous New York writer Abigail has recently given birth to two adorable twin boys. In honor of this happy occasion, Inhabitat is going to be researching

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LED Lights: Dreamin’ of a Green Christmas

LED Lights: Dreamin’ of a Green Christmas

The holidays are just around the bend! For all you holiday planners with decorating on the brain, make sure to light up your holiday nights this year with the greenest Christmas lights available

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Help Support AFH California Wild Fire Response!

Help Support AFH California Wild Fire Response!

As the fires in California continue to rage, Architecture for Humanity is already on the move, with architects planning reconstruction, and the local Los Angeles and San Diego chapters helping

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CNN Environmental Documentary Airs Tonight: Planet in Peril

CNN Environmental Documentary Airs Tonight: Planet in Peril

We don't normally talk much about TV shows here on Inhabitat, but this new documentary which airs tonight looks so compelling - we thought we'd call your attention to it. Tonight, at 9pm, CNN's

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LIGHTS OUT SAN FRANCISCO TONIGHT! – October 20th

LIGHTS OUT SAN FRANCISCO TONIGHT! – October 20th

Calling all San Franciscans!!!! Today's the day- October 20th- turn off all non-essential lights from 8-9pm, Pacific Time! You might be wondering what a difference an hour of darkness can

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INHABITAT AT NEOCON EAST TODAY!

INHABITAT AT NEOCON EAST TODAY!

Neocon's East Coast installment starts tomorrow, Wednesday the 17th, and Inhabitat's own Jill Fehrenbacher will be there as keynote speaker of the Student Series. As both Founder of Inhabitat

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SOLAR DECATHLON STARTS TOMORROW!

SOLAR DECATHLON STARTS TOMORROW!

This year's Solar Decathlon is just hours away- the festivities start TOMORROW in Washington DC with 20 college teams from around the globe competing to design, build, and operate the coolest,

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SOLAR DECATHLON KICKS OFF THIS FRIDAY!

SOLAR DECATHLON KICKS OFF THIS FRIDAY!

We've been anxiously awaiting this year's Solar Decathlon event, and this Friday, October 12th, the festivities start in Washington DC with 20 college teams from around the globe competing to

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Catch Jill on the radio: MONDAY Oct 8th, 11AM ON LIME!

Catch Jill on the radio: MONDAY Oct 8th, 11AM ON LIME!

Our fearless founder Jill Fehrenbacher will be on the radio tomorrow morning, if you are interested in hearing the voices behind the words here at Inhabitat. Jill is going on the Lazy

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CANDLE LIGHT BULB: Die Electric Candull

CANDLE LIGHT BULB: Die Electric Candull

Just because your lamp requires lightbulbs doesn't mean a candle won't do the job just as well! Our last installment of the Die Electric collection is the cheeky and low-tech Candull

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INHABITAT FEATURED IN ARCHITECT MAGAZINE

INHABITAT FEATURED IN ARCHITECT MAGAZINE

In a great article titled “Meet the Bloggers,” Architect Magazine gives architectural bloggers credit for their “unorthodox mix of reporting, commentary, and activism,”

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WEST COAST GREEN STARTS TOMORROW!

WEST COAST GREEN STARTS TOMORROW!

The biggest and baddest green residential conference in the country kicks off TOMORROW, and this year promises to be better than ever, running from Thursday September 20th to Saturday Saturday

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GREAT GREEN HOME: Carter Burton Yoga Studio

GREAT GREEN HOME: Carter Burton Yoga Studio

What yoga does for the mind and soul, this thoughtfully-designed yoga studio does for its lucky green-minded inhabitants. Situated outside Washington DC in Clark County, Virginia, and designed

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TOM DIXON FREE LIGHT GIVEAWAY TOMORROW!!!

TOM DIXON FREE LIGHT GIVEAWAY TOMORROW!!!

As part of the awesome installation of eco GLOWB lights currently at Trafalgar Square in London for the Design Festival, Tom Dixon will be giving away 1000 lights TOMORROW, Wednesday, September

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GREAT GREEN VILLA REHAB: Linari

GREAT GREEN VILLA REHAB: Linari

We've probably all dreamed of moving to a villa in the Italian countryside, but here's a couple that has done so with a real commitment to green restoration and context-sensitive design.

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GREAT GREEN REHAB: Brooks/Cadora Residence

GREAT GREEN REHAB: Brooks/Cadora Residence

Photo by Yvette Roman The third green home in our Great Green Homes series is a shining example of adaptive reuse, thoughtful materials, and sustainable systems. The Brooks/Cadora home in

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INHABITAT REPORTS FROM DWELL ON DESIGN

INHABITAT REPORTS FROM DWELL ON DESIGN

The first day's events at Dwell on Design are coming to a close, and the star-studded line up and community-centered discussion didn't disappoint. The morning started off with a bang with Mark

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GREAT GREEN HOME: Björkbo Summer Cabin

GREAT GREEN HOME: Björkbo Summer Cabin

About two hours outside Stockholm lies this little green cabin with all the eco-friendly charm you could ask for. Sisters Thérèse & Louise Kristiansson designed “Björkbo” as

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PREFAB FRIDAY: MkLotus at West Coast Green

PREFAB FRIDAY: MkLotus at West Coast Green

Michelle Kauffman, prefab designer extraordinaire, is at it again. Her newest mkLotus design, a zero-energy prefab home with a long list of green features, will debut at next week's West Coast

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DESIGN FOR THE OTHER 90%: PORTABLE LIGHT

DESIGN FOR THE OTHER 90%: PORTABLE LIGHT

We've written about the Portable Light Project before at Inhabitat, but we find it so inspiring we thought we'd call your attention to it again. One of the products featured at the soon-ending

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DESIGN FOR THE OTHER 90%: Lifestraw Water Purifier

DESIGN FOR THE OTHER 90%: Lifestraw Water Purifier

With over 1.1 million people in the world who don't have access to clean drinking water, water-borne pathogens are a huge problem for the environment and for human health. Fortunately a clever

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INHABITAT AT DWELL ON DESIGN THIS WEEKEND!

INHABITAT AT DWELL ON DESIGN THIS WEEKEND!

Dwell on Design is coming to San Francisco this weekend, and we can’t wait for the star-studded line-up and great discussions on the topic: “Building Community in the Modern

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Eco-friendly school supplies

BACK TO SCHOOL: Eco-friendly school supplies

Going back to school not only means class registration and mentally gearing up for another year of concentrated learning- it usually involves a good deal of shopping. Texbooks are just the

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INHABITAT SURVEY T-SHIRT WINNERS!

INHABITAT SURVEY T-SHIRT WINNERS!

We'd like to give a big 'Thank you' to all our readers who took the time to fill out our Inhabitat Reader Survey- with your feedback we're able to continually improve and give our readers the

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BIOBLING: Making Biodiesel Accessible (and sexy!)

BIOBLING: Making Biodiesel Accessible (and sexy!)

If you love the idea of biodiesel but can't work out the practicalities- finding fueling stations, fixing up your car, or getting all your bio-fuel questions answered, look no further- BioBling

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