Ruben Iglesias’ commitment to using waste for the greater good impressed me so much, I asked him to be the cover story, and together we set out to capture this issue’s direction, and the rest is history. Forming is own movement simply called Retrain, Ruben teaches, designd, and collaborates for the purpose of reducing consumption in the most imaginative and innovative way. As paper consistently proves to be a durable material, Ruben shared with us is furniture ideas, and his eco conscience sensibility. A contender for 21st century design, furniture buyers should take notice. To learn more about this visionary designer visit issue 011 .