Furniture and Accessories
Mar 21, 2016
Infants need 16-20 hours of sleep a day, so it seems natural to want only the best bedding for them. At Nature’s Crib, luxurious quality, affordable prices, and sustainable materials blend to produce items ranging from organic baby mattresses, bedding, and toys to juicers and laundry detergent. At Nature’s Crib, sustainability means locally-sourced materials and eco-friendly processes in order to create the best products for the eco-conscious consumer.
Nature’s Crib owner Janet Ouellette started the online retail business,…
Mar 3, 2015
Taking something that was going to be thrown away and turning it into something new is a concept that’s been explored by various companies over the years. However, there’s a duo of companies (collectively known as Good Sheet) that take that concept to a whole different level.
Good Sheet’s roots come from an unlikely place. TrueRide was founded in 1997, and its purpose was to build skateboard parks. Based in Duluth, Minnesota, they designed, built and installed…
Jun 24, 2014
ABC Carpet & Home
In 1897, an immigrant with a dream pushed a cart through the Lower East Side of Manhattan, selling his wares of used carpet and linoleum. Today, the descendants of that immigrant from Austria, Sam Weinrib, carry on his vision on a grand scale, as the company he began, ABC Carpet & Home, is now the largest carpet store in the world, and also offers furniture, home décor, several eateries and a Foundation that supports worthy causes locally and…
Jan 11, 2014
Is your furniture comfortable and stylish? Did you spend time picking out the perfect piece, covered in just the right fabric, and place it in a spot of honor in your home? Would you feel the same about it if you learned it was stuffed with petroleum-based foam, covered in fabric coated with toxic finishes, or even contained formaldehyde? Chances are, if you bought your furniture from most commercial furniture retailers, this is what you would end up…
Aug 24, 2013
Did you know - most woodworkers agree the best quality wood comes from “old growth” trees? The wood from this resource tends to be hard, dense, and stable as compared to younger trees. The catch? Getting old growth lumber from nature would require the destruction of very old forests. Whit McLeod, a Healdsburg, CA-based furniture maker, has found a unique solution to this dilemma. It's one that allows him to use the wood that makes the best furniture,…
Apr 7, 2013
To designer Christian Rathbone, a rug is not just a rug. The rugs his company produces are a representation of his commitment to design aesthetics, mixed with a strong sense of social responsibility and Eco-consciousness. To many, a rug is just a floor covering that completes a design, or keeps your bare feet from touching a cold floor. But a Christian Rathbone rug makes an underfoot statement, and contributes to the health of your home and to the…
Jan 14, 2013
Most people give a lot of thought to how they will heat their home during the winter months. Wood stove, electric heat, space heaters, pellet stove...there are many options available depending on where you live, your budget and your style preference. However, many people don't know that you can heat your home economically and eco-consciously! Thanks to the ECO-Heater, heating your home this winter can be easy on the budget and easy on the environment.
The ECO-heater is a…
Nov 18, 2012
The term “beauty sleep” has long been used to describe the positive effects of a good night's sleep. But is it possible to get your beauty rest on a mattress that leeches toxic chemicals as you sleep? Most mattresses produced today contain a mix of toxic chemicals, and the effects of the prolonged exposure we receive as we spend eight or more hours exposed to these mattresses worries scientists and researchers alike. If you worry about what is…
Aug 15, 2012
db Design Build
Taking his cues from the natural world for his unique and innovative designs, David Brunicardi built his furniture and home design business on pairing functional yet beautiful pieces with the use of sustainable or rediscovered materials. All furniture designed by David Brunicardi Furniture is hand-crafted and made to order, so customers can be assured that their piece of furniture is unlike any other. While the furniture he designs was the backbone of his company, he recently expanded into…
May 13, 2012
Kravet Inc. is a family owned business that has been distributing to the design industry since 1918. Although the company dealt primarily in decorative fabric through the years, recent expansions have led Kravet to include furniture, wall coverings, carpets, brand acquisitions and new collections to their catalog, including the Kravet Green Collection. The green collection is a representation of Kravet’s aim to offer products that are both beautiful and environmentally friendly. For trade industry fabrics and furnishings that…
Feb 10, 2012
In order to appreciate the unique style and quality of the furniture and cabinetry made by Cliff Spencer Furniture Maker, it may be best to see samples of his work. Until you see the beautifully colored wood used thanks to a special reclaiming process, or browse through the unique coffee tables, tables made from reused doors or smooth, comfortable rocking chairs, you may not understand how truly unique each handmade piece is. Once you see them, you may not…
Nov 20, 2011
It is only natural to furnish and decorate your home with beautiful things that inspire you and bring you and your family a sense of peace and joy. That is exactly what Nicole Chiala and Kristina de Corpo, the owners and co-founders of Amenity Home, wanted to provide when they began making items for the home such as duvet covers, pillows and wall art in 2004. Since that time, they have fulfilled their mission of bringing people beautiful products…
Sep 26, 2011
Fire & Light
Have you ever looked at the bin of glass bottles you’re about to recycle and wondered what happens to them once they leave your possession? Recycled glass is often re-purposed into something useful, but you may have not given a second thought about what those bottles will become once they are recycled. People who live in Arcata, California know exactly where their recycled glass is going. They also know their recycled glass will be turned into something useful and…
Oct 22, 2010
Anna Sova Luxury Organics offers one of the most beautiful and sumptuous range of organic cotton linen, eco-silk and hand woven ikat bedroom and bathroom furnishings. These are all designed to make your bedroom and bathroom as inviting and comfortable as possible. She has also included in the collections eco-friendly draperies, eco window hardware and essential oils, all of which are perfect accessories for the most luxurious of homes.
Learning From The Past
As a young child, Anna Sova read…
Oct 15, 2010
Luxurious Eco-Comfort For Your Home Furnishings
An exciting collection of luxury furniture has been designed by Environment Furniture. Created from sustainable materials and textiles, their focus is to provide the discerning consumer with fabulous home furniture that has been constructed using processes and materials with a low impact on the environment.
Environment Furniture is now gaining a global profile amongst the luxury market. Celebrity clients, such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Julia Roberts, are praising both their designs and their eco-awareness. TIME Magazine recognized Environment Furniture in…
Jul 8, 2010
Your home should be soothing, comfortable, and peaceful; a place of retreat for you. It’s important that it’s filled with furnishings that make you happy and that you love. The last thing you want to do is fill it with items that are unsafe or pose a threat to the environment. With the Q Collection of eco-friendly furnishings and home accessories, you can make sure that doesn’t happen.
About the Company
Opening in 2004, Q Collection opened…
Mar 15, 2010
Whether you’re shopping for intriguing eco-friendly end tables, luxurious bamboo bedding, or creative recycled glass dinnerware, VivaTerra is your one-stop solution. VivaTerra is committed to providing you with the finest handcrafted artisan furniture and home accessories, made from the best eco-friendly and sustainable materials available.
Reclaimed and Sustainable Wood Furniture
From exquisite vintage beds to railroad tie shelving and end tables, the furniture line at VivaTerra is as unique as it is eco-friendly. Bring nature into…
Jan 12, 2010
When outfitting your home with the finest eco-friendly furniture, you're sure to come across a multitude of artisan collections that combine organic, sustainable and other environmentally conscious materials. From stylish loungers to family-friendly durable fabrics, EcoBalanza offers sustainable furniture that makes planet-friendly interior design a satisfying and easy experience.
As you settle into your sofa bed, chair or lounger, take care in knowing that the EcoBalanza materials touching your skin are natural or earth-friendly fabrics.…