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Pure – high fashion furniture from Ami McKay

Next up in my round of beautiful and sustainable furniture meant to last a lifetime is Pure by Ami McKay.  Frustrated with the unfashionable sustainable furniture available, interior designer Ami McKay set off to remedy the situation.  She created Pure, a furniture company that focuses on products that are healthy […]

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The New Traditionalists

Now that I’ve shown you that green design and a chic home are not mutually exclusive, on to other topics.  While non-toxic materials and sustainably sourced products are absolutely essential, I believe that stemming the production of waste and the use of natural resources is even more important.  If you […]

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Lonny Magazine + Michelle Adam’s apartment

One of my new favorite magazines is the online periodical, Lonny Magazine.  It was co-founded by Michelle Adams, formerly of the now sadly closed Domino magazine and creator of Rubie Green, an eco-friendly line of fabrics and accessories.  Their current issue is dedicated to eco-chic products and projects.  While there […]

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Charity Works GreenHouse

Okay, so I realize that I missed the boat on this one by a few months (the show was from October 10-30, 2009), but I thought these designers did such a great job showing that green design can be beautiful and luxurious that I wanted to include it in my […]

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A Pretty Little hotel in Soho

Before I get into the nitty gritty of what makes something green and chic, I wanted to show you that not only is it important to live a beautiful and sustainable life, it’s absolutely possible!  Over the next couple of posts I’ll be showing wonderful green projects that we should […]

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Pretty Little Intro

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.  ~John Muir Green design is not a fad.  In the (hopefully sooner rather than later) future, this will just be the way everything is done, without the necessity of labels such […]

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