Aamodt / Plumb



Welcome to the Aamodt / Plumb Podcast! This is the sister station to our YouTube Channel where we have a video series on Slow Homes - giving you advice and inspiration for creating a home that is good, clean and fair.If you prefer to listen to our series while you are in the car or taking a walk then you have come to the right place.To visit our YouTube Channel click here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChnX0rVhr6l0pQ0oiOAxP-Q/


  • Repurposed Furniture: Best Videos On YouTube

    05/12/2019 Duration: 07min

    If you are a DIY’er looking to save some money while saving the planet then you are going to love what we have to show you today. In this video you will get our curated list of the best restored and repurposed furniture videos on YouTube.  No need to spend hours searching YouTube because we have done it for you!  These are some awesome creators and we are so excited to share them with you.

  • Holiday Gift Guide - Ethical, Sustainable, Slow And Minimalist Ideas For Everyone

    03/12/2019 Duration: 11min

    If you are a conscious consumer, minimalist or practice slow living, the holidays can be a challenging time. A lot of the consumption and waste can get in the way of the true reasons to celebrate. But we have got a special Holiday Gift Guide with 18!!! ethical, sustainable, slow and minimalist gift ideas for everyone on your list as well as some of my personal tips on slowing down this season.

  • Investing In Artisan Furniture For Your Slow Home

    20/11/2019 Duration: 04min

    If you are at that stage in life where you are looking to upgrade your furniture in terms of quality and sustainability then you should definitely know about artisan furniture.In this episode, we discuss what it is, the pros and cons of investing in high quality, handmade furniture and why this is an eco friendly option. We are also going to give you the names of some of our favorite makers. We hope this will inspire you while creating your Slow Home.

  • How To Source Eco Friendly Furniture For Your Slow Home

    19/11/2019 Duration: 07min

    If you are a conscious consumer and want to know how to shop for eco friendly furniture that is good for people and the planet, then you're going to want to watch this.In this video, Mette and Sarah will teach you 3 eco friendly goals to keep in mind and four strategies for sourcing eco friendly furniture from best to worst. They'll also give you a few additional suggestions for what to look for if you prefer new furniture.  Links Mentioned In the Video:Goodee: https://www.goodeeworld.com/pages/our-storyFN Furniture: https://www.fnfurniture.com/Schoolhouse: https://www.schoolhouse.com/pages/about-usSAY HI ON SOCIALWebsite: https://aamodtplumb.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aamodtplumb/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aamodtplumb/Twitter: https://twitter.com/metteaamodtPinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/aamodtplumb/pins/

  • Field + Supply | Artisan Furniture | Field And Supply 2019

    11/11/2019 Duration: 05min

    If you love artisan furniture, Field + Supply is a must-go-to event located at Hutton Brickyard in Kingston, New York. Held for three days, the event showcases not only artisan furniture, but also home accessories, clothing, food and gifts. We love events like these for several reasons. One, many of the artisans use natural and local materials. Two, you’ll be supporting small, local businesses. Third, these pieces are unique and beautiful, easily becoming a cherished heirloom for your family. And finally, you have an opportunity to know the local craftsmen better. 

  • How to Find Eco Friendly Storage Bins Cheap!

    04/11/2019 Duration: 07min

    Want to reduce plastic and use eco friendly storage bins instead? LISTEN THIS!Were you aware that plastic leaches into our food, off-gasses into our air and pollutes our environment for hundreds of years? Are you looking to reduce the amount of plastic you use in your daily life? In this latest video, Mette Aamodt shows you several natural and beautiful alternatives to use in your Slow Home.And if you're looking for more tips and inspiration for creating a home that is good, clean and fair, subscribe to the Slow Homes channel.

  • Big Problems With Quartz Countertops

    28/10/2019 Duration: 06min

    In this episode of Slow Homes, Mette discusses some breaking news about the problems with quartz countertops, a material she mentioned in her video 5 Eco-friendly, Ethical and Beautiful Countertop Materials.

  • 6 Non Toxic (And Somewhat Ethical) Materials You Can Buy At Home Depot

    16/10/2019 Duration: 13min

    Today we are going to share with you 6 non toxic (and somewhat ethical) materials you can buy at Home Depot.This is the Aamodt / Plumb Podcast and our new series on Slow Homes where we offer advice and inspiration for creating a home that is good, clean and fair. Here are the links I mentioned in the video.FSC Certified Plywood - Columbia Forest Products: https://www.columbiaforestproducts.com/product/purebond-classic-core/Cellulose Insulation - Greenfibre: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Greenfiber-Low-Dust-Cellulose-Blown-In-Insulation-19-lbs-INS541LD/100318635?MERCH=REC-_-rv_gm_pip_rr-_-300584221-_-100318635-_-NCedar Shingles - https://www.homedepot.com/p/18-in-1-Perfection-Western-Red-Cedar-Kiln-Dried-Shingle-125-Pack-234359/202084700Daltile - Promo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNlzCw8TX90Rittenhouse Square Tile: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Daltile-Rittenhouse-Square-White-12-in-x-12-in-x-6-mm-Ceramic-Mosaic-Wall-Tile-0-8333-sq-ft-piece-010024BJMS1P2/203719337Natural Cork - https://www.homedepot.com/p/QEP

  • 5 Eco Friendly, Ethical and Beautiful Countertop Materials

    09/10/2019 Duration: 13min

    Looking for advice and inspiration for choosing a beautiful, eco-friendly and ethical countertop material? In this video, Aamodt / Plumb Co-Founder Mette Aamodt talks with Sarah Lueck, Interiors Associate, about several countertop materials, from wood butcherblock to soapstone, that should be considered when designing your new kitchen or bathroom. Aamodt / Plumb is an architecture, interiors and construction studio creating Slow Homes that are good, clean and fair. Subscribe to the Aamodt / Plumb channel to get all the latest videos: http://bit.ly/2LVGS5A--Links mentioned in this episode:The Dark Side of Granite. Modern Slavery, Child Labour and Unsafe Work in Indian Granite Quarries — What Should Companies Do?https://crs.ul.com/en/news-events/dark-side-granite-modern-slavery-child-labour-unsafe-work-indian-granite-quarries-companies/Hygge: Slowing Down the Scandinavian Wayhttps://aamodtplumb.com/hygge-slowing-scandinavian-way/Kitchen Photo, Norwegian Blogger Lill Theresehttp://lilltherese.blogspot.com/2012/0