Tag Archives: Green Design

Vertical green walls of nature

Vertical Green walls of nature bring your spaces to life and  virtually maintenance free, no water needed! Can you imagine something more fascinating than seeing the future? How about building it? Harvesting it? Or better yet, planting it. Plant the Future by Paloma Teppa  in the Wynwood area of Miami brings nature to your interiors with […]

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Bathroom Trends for 2014

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Your bathroom should be a place where you feel relaxed and at ease. These feelings are easiest to achieve by keeping your bathroom up to date with the latest trends and styles. Here’s a look at some of 2014’s hottest bathroom design ideas, which you may want to consider adding to your decor. Living walls […]

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Strategies for Building a Green Office Design

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Green office design can not only make your office more appealing and comfortable, but it can also give you good PR with clients who are interested in promoting environmental sustainability. If you’re interested in incorporating some green design ideas into your work space, Berlin Designs has plenty ideas that might interest you. Below are some […]

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Green Building Materials to Enhance Indoor Air Quality

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When you think of air pollution, you probably picture smoke billowing from a factory or smog on the street in a busy city. Outdoor air pollution is certainly a concern, but did you know that the air in your home can be up to ten times more polluted than the air outside? Since Americans spend […]

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need more green? get Urbio!

Urbio is a modular design, allowing you to grid out your urban garden while customizing your personal living space. Urbio is equipped with large neodymium magnets that are strong enough to hold a variety of weights to your wall. These magnetic vessels allow for easy removal, rearrangment, and customization. Urbio can also provide a vertical solution for all […]

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Every day is Earth Day

Physician and well-known author Lewis Thomas wrote, “We owe our lives to the sun…How is it, then, that we feel no gratitude?”  Earth Day is a perfect time to give back to Mother Nature by starting a new Earth-friendly habit.  You can make a big difference, even if you don’t do anything big—it’s the little […]

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Architectural Digest 2012 Oscar’s green room


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Made in America design

Will you be searching for more products that are “Made In America” next year? The media has been recently running stories about products made in North America rather than those created in some far distant land with cheap labor. The comment is made that the purchase of goods made in the US and Canada is […]

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Dream wing house in Malibu, CA work in progress by architect David Hertz

Wing house, as a work in progress, has many plans for implementation of environmental features. The sole fact that an entire 747 is being used to construct a main residence and 6 ancillary structures, is environmentally sustainable in that the material being used is 100% post-consumer waste, and the plane has already been engineered so that […]

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HOT new trend: eco-friendly fireplaces

Forget about red brick and fieldstone! Eco-friendly fireplaces will soon arrive in stores all wrapped up in mantelpieces of stainless steel, copper, titanium, ceramic or synthetic coatings.Twenty years ago talk of modern, decorative and eco-friendly fireplaces would have been considered sheer madness. But inEurope, fireplaces burning denatured ethanol are becoming much more than just an […]

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