All posts in " sustainable design "

Design Innovators

By Jennie Nunn / April 29, 2014

These designers take sustainability so seriously, they have devoted their lives—and their designs—to it Flooring Innovator: Flor Tiles, eco-friendly, modular rug systems; Greg Colando, president Home Base: Chicago, Illinois Standouts: “Lasting Grateness,” our take on a fanciful grillwork pattern in tight-loop fibers that can transcend with a bold statement; “Vintage Vibe,” a modern take on […]


Wearable Art

By Zoe Helene / March 4, 2014

Creative collaboration with indigenous women in Peru helps preserve and protect the Amazon. Peruvian-born clothing designer Violeta Villacorta has focused on sustainable design since 1993. The MOCA Geffen Museum in Los Angeles has showcased her signature eco-clothing collection, and she has dressed luminaries in music and film. With ORG by vio, Villacorta combines her love […]


Think Local: Sustainable Furniture for Urban Homes

By Elke Erschfeld / February 5, 2014

Over the last few months I have been on the hunt for eco-friendly furniture since I just moved into a new home. It’s a loft-type space with high ceilings, and I needed some tall modular bookshelves and a media console. My search led me to urbangreen, a home furnishings manufacturer based in Brooklyn, which uses […]