How to Create Instant History With Reclaimed Building Materials

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With our current age of technology, speed, and convenience, shiny and new is always the fast and cheap solution for building needs. But for the bespoke luxury home as conscious as it is refined, sustainable architecture poses a modern solution both for creating one‑of‑a‑kind, enduring designs and preserving our environment. One good way to boost the regenerative factor of … Continued

Considering the Principles of Regenerative Design for Your Project

While sustainable building materials are often put forth as an eco-friendly solution, it takes more—a regenerative practice—to deliver on that promise.
An increasing number of designers and architects want to bring sustainable and regenerative concepts to their luxury architecture and interiors, both to create groundbreaking projects and to have a developmental impact. But what exactly does regenerative design mean? How do we begin to consider the regenerative capacity of our projects? The nature of regenerative design is to … Continued

How Do I Take Sustainable Interior Design to the Next Level?

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The sustainable interior design industry is changing to be more environmentally friendly and more informed about manufacturing practices. As the buying power of Millennials and Generation Z consumers grows, so too does the importance of their expectation for luxury brands to share their personal values, including patronage of sustainable and/or socially conscious brands and products. PHOTO CREDIT:  … Continued

You’re Cutting It Close

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Regeneration in Dezeen, Climate Change in Fashion and the 2020 UN Summit

Architecture and Fashion take the stage to increase awareness about the urgency of climate-system-disruption – but is it enough? Michael Pawlyn, AIA told Dezeen Magazine : “We urgently need to look at means to be regenerative” Pawlyn believes the solution is regenerative design – the development of restorative and renewable systems where output is always greater than … Continued

ASU Job Fair: ID Students Choose Bark House

Interior Design students, Kenneth McGill and Elli Miller at Appalachian State University share why they integrated Bark House wall finishes into their project designs.  Sustainability, beauty and natural materials that excite and inspire creativity are the top reasons for their choice.  Kenneth specified the product for a work setting and Elli chose it for a … Continued