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Pre-Fab Fabulous

By Feifei Sun / April 25, 2013

European style and American initiative inspire an architectural firm’s elegant Bauhaus model for panelized green homes.


Canyon Ranch Secret Recipe

By Rona Berg / April 24, 2013

My introduction to Canyon Ranch Corporate Chef Scott Uehlein was at the Washington Spa Alliance Symposium in DC, when I tasted his food at lunch. Um, yum! Moroccan spiced lentils with (or without) lamb, avocado tartare with mango yuzu vinaigrette, but it was the decadent-sounding Dark Chocolate Zucchini cake—on the Ranch menu in Miami, Lenox […]


Attention Ethical Shoppers

By Rona Berg / April 24, 2013

Paulette Cole, CEO and Creative Director of the iconic ABC Carpet & Home in New York City, is on a mission to sync her personal values with her business.


Organic Dreams

By Sandra Ramani / April 24, 2013

The average cotton bed sheet contains over two pounds of pesticides. Sleep easy with help from our guide to organic bedding


Kohler : Transforming The Washroom Into An Oasis

By Graham Emerson Beck / April 19, 2013

  When looking up how long the average person consistently spends in the bathroom, I was shocked at what I found. The average person spends approximately the equivalent to an hour and a half a week, or almost 100 days in a lifetime, in the bathroom. So it makes perfect sense that people want to […]


Welcome Spring With Biodegradable Planters

By Elke Erschfeld / April 3, 2013

Fortunately, warmer and longer days are finally here–and it’s time to start thinking about sprucing up your balcony or terrace. As a designer, I like to have choices such as the smart and sustainable planter system by EcoForms. There are six product lines, each with its unique purpose, but they all share the same contemporary […]


Bring Arhaus Into Your House

By Graham Emerson Beck / March 27, 2013

Introducing new furnishings into a home can bring a fading room back to life. Recently, my girlfriend and I purchased a new shelving unit, and it changed the dynamic of our entire apartment. Something as simple as a side table or a bean bag chair or even a slip cover for the couch can put a […]


Fair Trade Soccer Balls For Social Change

By Elke Erschfeld / March 27, 2013

Despite the fact that I’m from Germany, I never developed a deep passion for soccer or our national team, Die deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft. But what I love about the sport is that it transcends different cultures, religions, continents and races. It’s a unifying activity played by kids and adults all over the world that doesn’t require […]


Easter Eggs Colored With Natural Dyes

By Elke Erschfeld / March 20, 2013

Decorating eggs is a fun way to celebrate upcoming Easter and spring. There are numerous techniques to display eggs, and every culture or religion has their own unique style. Since I grew up in Germany, my family’s tradition was to celebrate Easter with an Easter egg tree, which involved hanging hollow eggs from pussy willow branches. […]


Bamboo Accessories For A Sustainable Home And Office

By Elke Erschfeld / March 13, 2013

  As an Apple Mac user and designer, I spend quite a bit of time at my local repair shop to keep my laptop running. Always on the lookout for products made of renewable materials, I noticed the iZen Bamboo Bluetooth Keyboard during my last visit. It stood out from all other computer accessories since […]


Cork & Bottle

By Jennie Nunn / March 5, 2013

Cork isn’t just for wine bottles anymore. The naturally harvested durable material culled from tree bark is popping up on everything from aprons to elegant totes. Recycled glass is making a comeback, too, or bud vases fit for a nightstand or dinner table. Force of Nature Designed from recycled glass by Studio Tord Boontje and […]

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