consumption - Articles

Where Did Your Rent Money Go? The Art of Buying Less

In Obsessive Consumption, Portland-based artist Kate Bingaman-Burt examines consumerism through art. Faced with credit card debt, Bingaman-Burt responded by documenting her experience through drawing and photography. The book represents a selection of three years worth of Bingaman-Burt's ink drawings. I had the pleasure... Continue Reading »

Homeowner Electric Bills Get High-Tech Help

For most home owners, about the only way to quickly control how much energy they consume is by cranking down the thermostat. That's certainly true my home. That's about to change. Soon your home will be more connected and "smarter" than ever, thanks to two technologies under development. One comes from a group headed by... Continue Reading »

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