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Green Living!

Check us out this month in Pure Green Living Magazine!

“Thanks to Ubisu, Garbage goes Chic”

We are excited to be featured in the National Post this week.
Check out the article–>  http://life.nationalpost.com/2011/03/23/arren-williams-thanks-to-ubisu-garbage-goes-chic/

March 26 is Earth Hour

On Saturday, March 26 at 8:30pm, people from around the world will shut off their lights for Earth Hour. Each year, we participate in Earth Hour to show our support for the environment and to take a stand against climate change. It’s a small thing but collectively, we can all make a big difference.
One of [...]

Grass Roots Marketing

Earlier this week I decided to do some good old fashion grass roots marketing.
We just purchased a new home and this week, we are starting a complete renovation of the house. We are excited to be transforming this old property into a modern dwelling in the city.  The whole renovation will take about 8 months, [...]

The Urbin Meets the Urbaneer

We recently bought a new house in downtown Toronto.
After living in a compact row house, I was excited to find a fully detached property on a beautifully quaint street. After six years of looking, we had a specific criteria in mind: we wanted a semi or fully detached house in our specific location, a good [...]

Ubisu Featured in DesignLines in Month!

We are excited to be featured in the spring 2011 DesignLines Magazine! If you haven’t picked up a copy yet, check us out on page 32.
“Inspired to organize the city’s visual clutter, Alana Charles teamed up with industrial designers to create Urbin: a modular storage unit that conceals mismatched garbage and recycling bins.” -DesignLines

Going Local

I still remember those mouth-watering apples my parents picked last summer. They were deliciously red, sweet and crisp and I enjoyed them for months. I must have eaten at least two apples a day. The other day, I bought some international produce from a grocery store and it simply wasn’t the same.
I’m finding that in [...]

Happy Holidays!

Wishing everyone a very Happy Holiday and a good New Year!
the ubisu family

Check us out in Designlines!

Coming this JANUARY 2011, check out ubisu in DESIGNLINES!
DESIGNLINES, published by Azure Magazine, is the ultimate guide to Toronto’s best contemporary furniture showrooms and home and lifestyle shops.

Getting Married to Design

Where does a design-oriented, like-minded couple go to get married? At a design location, of course!
This November, I will be celebrating my fifth wedding anniversary to my wonderful husband. Six years ago, I got my beautiful engagement ring. Six years ago, I was ecstatic to become a bride. Six years ago, we are started planning [...]