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'Green Design - Cardboard as a Design Medium'

2010-02-01 18:00:14
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'Award Winning Builder Enters the Prefab Market'

2010-01-06 10:30:16
As green architecture becomes more and more of a mainstream idea, more and more top architects are making sustainability and eco-friendliness a centerpiece of their business. One luminary leading the way is Kieran Timberlake, the American Institute of Architects' honored Firm of the Year for 2008. Timberlake has joined forces with developer LivingHomes to being good design and earth friendly...


'Saving Buildings - The Latest Recycling Trend'

2009-11-09 12:47:09
The worldwide economy is in crisis. Global warming threatens the planet. Which has resulted in a surprising new boom in preservation. Since the greenest and most economically-friendly building is one that has already been built, preservationists and eco experts are working together to save some structures that might otherwise be headed for demolition. In the USA, this trend restore several...


'Eco-Conscious Furniture Buying'

2009-02-23 09:40:29
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'New Life for Old Cell Phone Covers'

2009-01-29 10:44:00
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'Busy Bees Make More than Honey'

2009-01-29 10:36:00
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'The Bush Dynasty Turns to Fashion'

2010-01-05 10:26:31
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'Recycling Comes To Light'

2009-01-28 17:22:07
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'What Are the Year's Top Green Products?'

2009-01-28 17:14:25
Interior Design magazine has opened voting for their Best of the Year awards, honoring innovative product design in over 30 categories including Accessories, Architectural and Building Products, Bath Accessories and Hardware, Bath Plumbing Fixtures, Broadloom and Modular Carpet and Rugs, Hard Flooring, Hardware, Tiles, Wall coverings, Window Treatments, Miscellaneous Innovations and...


'Stools for Wine and Earth Lovers'

2009-01-28 17:03:16
You probably know the Vitra furniture manufacturing firm is best known for their authorized reproductions of mid-century modern classics like Panton and Eames chairs and Noguchi tables.  What you might not know is that the venerable firm is behind some of the newest innovations in modern furniture as well, with a stable of young, cutting-edge designers constantly creating new and...


'Crypton... Fabric of Steel'

2009-01-28 16:58:20
Last month marked the 15th anniversary of a material that's like something out of a comic book.   The story begins in 1993, in the basement of a Michigan home, where husband-and-wife scientists Craig and Randy Rubin set out to create the ultimate fabric.  A fabric that's able to resist moisture and bacteria.  Strong enough to repel even the toughest stain.  Yet soft...


'Dunkin Donuts Goes Green'

2009-01-28 16:43:27
Eating donuts may not be the best thing for your body, but at least now it will be a whole lot better for the planet.  In St. Petersburg, Florida, the popular Dunkin' Donuts has chain just opened the doors to their first "green" store.  This donut franchise isn't just green, it's actually Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (or LEED) certified.  The store was clearly...


'Eco Luxury in Nicaragua'

2009-01-28 16:23:13
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'Warm Up to an Eco-Friendly Fire'

2009-01-28 16:30:26
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'Auto Designer Turns Eco Chairmaker'

2009-01-28 16:34:29
Born and educated in the UK, Jolyon Yates made a name for himself in what is possibly the most impersonal, least eco-friendly industry around.  Armed with a degree in Automotive Styling (yes, you can actually study that in school!) from the Royal College of Art in London, he began his career designing for the automotive and boat industry.  Yates was an instant superstar, becoming part...


'Recycled Wood Floors'

2009-01-28 16:35:26
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'NYC's First Eco-Hotel is Missing in Action'

2009-01-28 16:37:14
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'Hippie Chic Goes Down Under'

2009-01-28 16:41:03
If you're looking for the ultimate in hippie chic, look across the Equator and the Pacific, to Australia.  On a small farm in the Mt. Lofty ranges, self-titled "botanical alchemist" India Flint is creating some of the most beautiful, eco-friendly fabrics in the world.  Flint uses a fabric dying method she bases on a Latvian technique used to dye Easter eggs by wrapping them in leaves...


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