Haily Zaki

 

Haily is a public relations consultant, freelance writer and secret agent in Los Angeles. She launched secret agent pr with a mission to promote outstanding architecture and design brands, particularly those with an eco-entrepreneurial spirit. Before delving into public relations, she worked in marketing for the built environment, had a stint at the UNDP and worked with the Mapuche people in Temuco, Chile. Today she focuses her efforts on mastering the art of communicating through the media. When she's not working, she enjoys epicurean delights, writing, budget travel and tubs of nutella.

Haily Zaki
Indulge Your Inner Ewok with a Hanging Treehouse Sphere

Indulge Your Inner Ewok with a Hanging Treehouse Sphere

How delighted would you be if we told you that you could own your very own hanging treehouse? Inspired by the natural world around him, Canada-based Tom Chudleigh creates gorgeous wooden Free

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VIDEO: A Tour of Mark Baez’s Translucent M Cube Residence

VIDEO: A Tour of Mark Baez’s Translucent M Cube Residence

A few years ago, Inhabitat had a chance to catch up with M Design's eco-prefab architect Mark Baez in lovely Venice, CA.  He gave us a personal tour of his M Cube home—a minimalist, modular,

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Green and Clean: Eco-Friendly Laundry Products

Green and Clean: Eco-Friendly Laundry Products

There's really nothing like the fresh scent of newly washed laundry, so it's too bad that many of the products we use to get our clothes clean are downright scary. Many detergents are

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Handcrafted Gifts

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Handcrafted Gifts

It would be great to give each of your loved ones something homemade for the holidays, but if DIY is not in your DNA, the next best thing is to give is something crafted by the skilled hands of

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Green Laundry 101: How to Get Rid of Stains

Green Laundry 101: How to Get Rid of Stains

Stains -- they're one of life's most annoying little mishaps. If only there was a way to easily get rid of stains without harming your clothes and the environment. While we can't give you a

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Osborn Architects Re-Imagines Paved Parking Lots as an Urban Forest

Osborn Architects Re-Imagines Paved Parking Lots as an Urban Forest

Sunny southern California is synonymous with transportation by car, but today as the auto industry struggles, there are large swaths of fallow concrete-covered expanses where car dealerships

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Green Laundry 101: Tips to Save Some Green in the Laundry Room

Green Laundry 101: Tips to Save Some Green in the Laundry Room

Want to green your laundry routine but don't have the budget to switch out your old dinosaur top-loader for a new high-efficiency purring machine? Fear not - there's tons of green tips and

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Green Youth Movement Fashion Show Presents Gorgeous Sustainable Styles

Green Youth Movement Fashion Show Presents Gorgeous Sustainable Styles

Student-run, student-founded non-profit, the Green Youth Movement (GYM), got in on the LA Fashion Week action by hosting their first fashion show — “The Green Initiative Humanitarian

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Green Laundry 101: Green Your Laundry Room

Green Laundry 101: Green Your Laundry Room

Most people would love it if their laundry rooms could be more efficient and frankly, more attractive - we hate spending time in there, but when we do, we might as well enjoy it, right? Luckily,

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Sustainable Prefab Pied-a-Terre by Office of Mobile Design

Sustainable Prefab Pied-a-Terre by Office of Mobile Design

Inhabitat has long followed the innovative work of prefab pioneer Jennifer Siegal; from country schools to mod beach houses. This time, the Office of Mobile Design has ventured inland to

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HOM and Cisco Brothers Unveil New Line of Eco-Friendly Outdoor Furniture

HOM and Cisco Brothers Unveil New Line of Eco-Friendly Outdoor Furniture

Just in time for spring, Hom, purveyor of stylish, modern, prefab double-wides, furniture, accessories, and lighting, has teamed with eco-friendly LA-based furniture manufacturer Cisco Brothers

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iGo Eco Chargers for Global Travelers On the Go

iGo Eco Chargers for Global Travelers On the Go

For global travelers who can't survive without their personal electronics, there is now an eco-friendly and convenient solution to minimizing their energy consumption while on the go. iGo, a

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Upward Bound: LA Designers Create Happy Spaces for Homeless Families

Upward Bound: LA Designers Create Happy Spaces for Homeless Families

A crowd that included actor/activist Don Cheadle gathered last week to celebrate the completion of the Upward Bound House Family Shelter in Culver City, Los Angeles, what is undeniably one of

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Interface’s Ray Anderson Discusses Radical Industrialism and More in LA

Interface’s Ray Anderson Discusses Radical Industrialism and More in LA

In a charming Southern lilt, Interface founder and chairman Ray Anderson addressed a private gathering last night in Los Angeles, hosted at the LEED Platinum rated home of LivingHomes founder,

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Reclaimed Wood Eco-Clocks Keep Time in the Urban Jungle

Reclaimed Wood Eco-Clocks Keep Time in the Urban Jungle

It's 2010; the beginning of a new decade of great, green design. Rather than counting the days of their lives like sand through the hourglass, eco-minded inhabitants of today's urban jungle

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TapeSwell: an Eco Alternative to Wrapping Paper

TapeSwell: an Eco Alternative to Wrapping Paper

While the holidays are definitely filled with great joy, year-end festivities can also have a slightly grimmer side. According to the Clean Air Council, an additional 5 million tons of waste is

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GREEN GIFT GUIDE: Handcrafted Eco Gifts

GREEN GIFT GUIDE: Handcrafted Eco Gifts

If you like the idea of giving something truly unique this holiday season, then why not choose a handcrafted present made or re-made by the hands of an individual? Etsy and other similar sites

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Design Green Awards Elevate Sustainable Architecture in California

Design Green Awards Elevate Sustainable Architecture in California

The Architectural Foundation of Los Angeles recently announced the winners of the Design Green awards at a recent ceremony hosted by the AIA/LA to recognize outstanding work built or conceived

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Top 5 Incredible Eco-Hotels and Hostels of the World

Top 5 Incredible Eco-Hotels and Hostels of the World

As summer hits its stride many might be opting for the stay-cation this year, but for those adventurous green travelers headed out into the world to do some eco-exploring, we've rounded up our

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Marieke Staps Soil Clock is powered by DIRT!

Marieke Staps Soil Clock is powered by DIRT!

Did you know you can power a clock with dirt? Dutch designer Marieke Staps has figured out a way to grow time, instead of killing it. Her soil-powered bio-clock (is that like a biological

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Marmol Radziner Prefab’s Hollywood Hybrid Takes Shape in the Hills

Marmol Radziner Prefab’s Hollywood Hybrid Takes Shape in the Hills

Pre-built homemakers extraordinaire, Marmol Radziner Prefab were in the news this week once again introducing their newest custom prefab home. High up in the hills above Los Angeles sits the

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Dwell on Design Features More Brilliant Green Design Than Ever

Dwell on Design Features More Brilliant Green Design Than Ever

Inhabitat is happy to report that Dwell on Design, the west coast's largest modern design event, featured more smart green design than ever before this year. When we walked the floor yesterday

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IC Green Container Dwellings Sprout Up in California

IC Green Container Dwellings Sprout Up in California

Inhabitat loves shipping containers, whether from down under or the Great North. These self-contained quadrilateral wonders are the perfect modular building unit; easily transported, super

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Sustain miniHome debuts the new 12 x 36 California Edition

Sustain miniHome debuts the new 12 x 36 California Edition

It's no secret that we dig Sustain miniHomes. Inhabitat has always appreciated their sustainable spin on the mobile home and have eaten up their eye candy since the beginning. But on this

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Dwell on Design 2009 is This Month!

Dwell on Design 2009 is This Month!

Dwell on Design is back in Los Angeles this month, showcasing an incredible array of modern design from June 26-28. Now in its sophomore year at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the three-day

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Ellis Residence LEEDs the Way in Puget Sound

Ellis Residence LEEDs the Way in Puget Sound

As the air warms on Bainbridge Island, construction on the Ellis Residence continues to bring this state-of-the-art sustainable home even closer to its expected LEED Platinum rating. Designed by

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Singapore’s Energy Efficient Green Heart Center

Singapore’s Energy Efficient Green Heart Center

The very heart of Singapore beats green, thanks to the new design for the National Heart Center conceived by Ong & Ong with medical planning and interior consultation by multinational firm

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Chicago Eco-Pavilion by Zaha Hadid Unveiled

Chicago Eco-Pavilion by Zaha Hadid Unveiled

Award-winning international architects Zaha Hadid and Ben van Berkel recently unveiled their designs for two eco-pavilions that will be the centerpieces of Burnham Plan Centennial celebrations

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Pendant Lamp Made from Recycled Light Bulbs

Pendant Lamp Made from Recycled Light Bulbs

San Francisco's James Sampayan offers up a bright idea for the Spring Greening DIY Contest that combines old and new to create a lovely pendant lamp that gives the lowly light bulb a second life

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Ofis’ Modern Reinterpretation of an Alpine Classic

Ofis’ Modern Reinterpretation of an Alpine Classic

The beauty of design lies in finding expression in restriction. When Slovenian firm Ofis Arhitekti was commissioned to design a holiday home for their client but tasked with doing so without

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