Art for the planet: Exploring sustainable art forms for Earth Day fun

Published on 18 April 2024
By Team Catch

Step into a world where sustainability intertwines with style, and creativity merges with conservation. Forget typical Earth Day initiatives like beach cleanups and tree plantings. Take part in a vibrant celebration this year, from fashion that makes a statement while being gentle on the planet, to sustainable workshops that leave a positive imprint on our world. Read on as we shake off the notion of "boring" environmental initiatives and discover how local companies are practising eco-conscious creativity this Earth Day, 22 April 2024!


1. Brambe (Sustainable Homeware and Decor)


Close up shot of Brambe’s customised DBS trophy

Explore Brambe’s sustainable collection for your living space! Image credit: Brambe

How about sustainable homeware to complement your sustainable furniture? Founded in 2021 with an unwavering focus on craftsmanship and sustainability, Brambe utilises eco-friendly materials and design technologies to create intricate and unique pieces. Driven by environmental responsibility, Brambe prioritises upcycling by transforming discarded plastics and used coffee grounds into impactful creations.


Their expertise spans from coasters to awards and even corporate gifts, tailored to meet the unique needs and branding of each organisation, attracting prestigious clients such as Spotify, DBS, and more.

Browse Brambe’s selection and elevate your living space with sustainable style.


2. Hock Siong & Co. (Sustainable Furniture)


Wide shot of Hock Siong & Co.’s furniture store featuring some of their pieces

From vintage treasures to eco-friendly gems, find it all at Hock Siong & Co.! Image credit: Hock Siong & Co.

Seeking sustainable pieces that blend your style with a touch of history? Enter Hock Siong & Co., where pre-loved furniture, home accessories and artefacts are given a new lease on life. Established in the 90s, their showroom features an extensive array of items sourced locally and internationally, each carefully selected for its rich history and character. Committed to promoting sustainability, Hock Siong & Co. provides furniture restoration and customisation services to meet the unique needs of every customer, ensuring a perfect blend of eco-consciousness and a touch of you in your living space. 


Did you know that they were also a venue for Singapore Art Week (SAW) earlier this year? During SAW 2024, Hock Siong & Co. was transformed into an exhibition featuring various public programmes like an artist talk, a film dialogue and a creative repair kintsugi workshop.

Reimagine your home with Hock Siong & Co.'s sustainable collection.


3. Chokmah (Sustainable Workshop)


Launched in 2020, Chokmah is a sustainable lifestyle brand featuring a collection of artistic homewares andt it also aims to connect communities through creativity. Take part in their various workshops that educate and raise awareness on the remarkable qualities of eco-friendly Jesmonite. 

Did you know that it can be recast repeatedly instead of being thrown away? Participants can also witness first-hand how Chokmah salvages broken pieces and turns them into beautiful coasters. Create beautiful trinkets like plant pots, bear ornaments and more in their workshops and take home your unique creation in under 2 hours. 

Add a personal flair to your home decor with handmade trinkets crafted at Chokmah



4.  Esse (Sustainable Fashion) 


Collage of some Esse pieces

Fill your wardrobe with Esse’s eco-friendly essentials! Image credit: Esse

Established in 2017, Esse stands as a conscious fashion brand that seamlessly blends timeless designs with a traceable supply chain, making every garment a statement of style and sustainability. Their design philosophy lies in creating a wardrobe filled with season-less styles that can be worn different ways, for different activities, on repeat. To catalyse positive change in the fashion industry while prioritising environmental preservation, Esse sources materials meeting strict criteria to ensure all designs are 100% organic, renewable, and biodegradable. Some of these materials include Tencel™ Lyocell, organic cotton and cupro.  


Venture into Esse's classic collection and redefine your wardrobe with conscious fashion choices.

Dive into the world of sustainable art forms this Earth Day! Whether it's eco-conscious furniture or workshops where your eco-friendly creations come to life, explore art forms that not only exude flair but also nurture our planet. Let’s make this Earth Day a vibrant showcase of sustainable creativity!

Top image credit: Brambe

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