The world of ecochair

Summer is blazing - why not float down the Rhein and drop by our shop?

Summer is blazing - why not float down the Rhein and drop by our shop?

Hello furniture aficionados, Summer is blazing away - the city is eerily quiet, except the Rhein, which is bursting with colourful swimbags and the...

Moving Home: Re-doing your style

Moving Home: Re-doing your style

For many people, August and September are moving months. Arriving from abroad in time for the start of the school year means that instead of relaxi...

Lounging around on garden chairs

Lounging around on garden chairs

What a busy few weeks we've had: spring cleaning, photographing and showing furniture, doing a bit of sanding, and planning upcoming events. We've also got the one year anniversary of the shop coming up, can you believe it?

Zwei schwarze Sessel

Zwei schwarze Sessel

Es war ein kühler Abend zur Zeit der Dämmerung im Basler Gotthelf-Quartier. In einer zugigen Durchfahrt standeneinsam zwei schwarze Sessel, ein Zettel: ZUM MITNEHMEN

Spring in the shop

Spring in the shop

Spring is also a good time for de-cluttering and renovating, something about the weather and the newness of fresh plants seems to provide the right motivation. We've been inspired to build something for the shop.

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...