The world of ecochair

I am a farmer

I am a farmer

People often ask me about the process of starting a business in Switzerland, which seems intimidating for many. But the hard part, I can tell you, ...

A (furniture) love story

A (furniture) love story

Hello cupids,  So, St-Valentine's day is on Wednesday. What do you think? Is love in the air, or is it just a marketing opportunity for chocolate a...

Reflecting on the new year - tips and ideas

Reflecting on the new year - tips and ideas

It’s that time of year again – reflecting on the past year, thinking about what this year will bring. And perhaps a little regret over stuffing our...

How much is my furniture worth?

How much is my furniture worth?

Or, how long is a piece of string. The better question is, how much can you sell it for. Here are a few of our expert tips: It's high quality, I pr...

The 'Swissness' starts to creep in

The 'Swissness' starts to creep in

I've read lots of books about Swissness, as part of my 'integration'. I learned very early on that I would never be Swiss, even if I get a Swiss pa...

Tips for a unique and eco-friendly holiday season

Tips for a unique and eco-friendly holiday season

Hi there, I woke up this morning to a light dusting of snow in our yard, which reminds me that I need to get going on my Christmas shopping! While ...

An existential question - or, what is ecochair?

A woman came into the shop the other day. She was distraught, she told me since she had arrived too late to the Salvation Army Brocki, and it was c...

Eco Arper - These chairs are doubly eco-friendly

Eco Arper - These chairs are doubly eco-friendly

Want to buy a doubly eco-friendly Arper chair? We've got 'pre-loved' green and beige ones available in the webshop Wherever we get a new item in t...

The Classic

The Classic

Sometimes it's the simplicity of the design, the gentle curves, the craftsmanship, that makes something a classic. Innocuous at first glance, it c...

Oh, the places you'll go! And the cows you'll see...

Oh, the places you'll go! And the cows you'll see...

One of the things I love about secondhand furniture is the stories that come with it. Even when we don't know the stories of a particular piece, w...

Peering in the window

Peering in the window

Time flies when you're having fun! It was less than a month ago that I got the keys to the new shop, but already it feels like home. It's such a be...

Watch this space... brick and mortar shop coming soon

Watch this space... brick and mortar shop coming soon

brick-and-mortar or bricks-and-mortar [brik-uh n-mawr-ter] :  relating to or being a traditional business serving customers in a buildin...