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Avoid Indoor Air Pollution in Your Home

Article: Avoid Indoor Air Pollution in Your Home

The air inside our homes can be pretty bad for us, as we talked about yesterday, but what to do? We’ve learned a few tricks to keep the air inside your home fresh, clean, and toxin-free. Take a look and breathe easier. 1) A collection of the right plants can help filter your air from…

Designer Spotlight: Henry Hall Designs' Pure Collection

Article: Designer Spotlight: Henry Hall Designs' Pure Collection

Made from eco-sensible plantation-grown teak, Henry Hall Designs’ Pure Collection [www.henryhalldesigns.com] have classic good looks that will keep your backyard looking fine, while resting easy that your furniture hasn’t contributed to biodiversity loss in Indonesia; you don’t need unpleasant thoughts like that mucking up your summer of relaxation, right? The “Pure Sofa”, pictured below, is…

Designer Spotlight: Contraforma’s MW Series

Article: Designer Spotlight: Contraforma’s MW Series

We like it when design tells a story. It’s one of the ways that we, as consumers, can make a more mindful connection to our stuff; when there’s something more to it than just a table you picked up at the mega-mall, you connect to that piece, and it gives you a reason to hold…

Designer Spotlight: Staach Furniture

Article: Designer Spotlight: Staach Furniture

Though TreeHugger loves the uber-chic, ultra-sleek, clean lines of traditional modern design, sometimes it’s nice to showcase simple, thoughtful, functional design that looks good and serves its purpose. It may not be flashy, but it prefers its simplicity, and revels in it. Such is the case with STAACH Furniture, a design collective seeking to make…

Why it Matters: Green Design

Article: Why it Matters: Green Design

Each Friday, we point TreeHugger’s green spotlight on a designer practicing sustainability and incorporating green into their designs. Either through materials selection and use, manufacturing practices or finishing techniques (or a combination of the three…or any number of other, smaller — but no less important — considerations), they’re creating beautiful, useful, functional artifacts that leave…

Designer Spotlight: Q Collection

Article: Designer Spotlight: Q Collection

At TreeHugger, we embrace design as part of the solution to a healthier, greener, more livable planet; we all need stuff (though not too much) and all that stuff needs to be designed by someone; the more sustainability in incorporated into design, the better, and the better the design is, the more people will want…