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Interview with Jill Salisbury – Part 3

“I have accepted the responsibility of setting a high standard for healthy, sustainable interiors and hopefully I will inspire others to do the same. Passion is contagious. I witnessed it from my role models and now I want to pay it forward.” – Jill Salisbury

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Interview with Jill Salisbury – Part 2

“As much as I love designing furniture, I did not want to simply create more “stuff” to put on our planet. I wanted to develop product that had a soul and was a celebration of what we as designers can accomplish when we apply the wisdom of nature to our practice and work harmoniously with the eco system.” – Jill Salisbury


Interview with Jill Salisbury – Part 1

Inspired by Janine Benyus, author of Biomimicry, my goal is to constantly apply nature’s wisdom into my designs. – Jill Salisbury


Interview with Sue Fox McGovern – Part 2

“I was at the farmers’ market last month and watched a Black Swallowtail lay eggs on the dill plants that they were selling. I grow dill in my yard not for my consumption but for the Black Swallowtail caterpillars.” – Sue Fox McGovern


Interview with Sue Fox McGovern – Part 1

Sue Fox McGovern is a writer and editor by trade and a naturalist and gardener by passion. A butterfly gardener for about 10 years, Sue raises several types of butterflies including the Monarch, Red Admiral, Question Mark, Painted Lady, and Black Swallowtail.


Definition and Product of the Week 08.14.2010

Each Saturday, we post a definition and a product of the week so that you can learn more about going green and what makes particular products green. This week, we’ll define THERMAL MASS and the product of the week is HUDSON GOODS.


Definition and Product of the Week 08.08.2010

Don’t be afraid to consider wallcovering. Because of new technologies for easier removal, it is gaining populatirty once again.


Interview with Tina Yagla – Part 2

“Recently we engaged in a neighborhood ‘compost’ pile and continue to be amazed at the amount of food- and yard- waste that we divert out of the landfills by composting.” – Tina Yagla


Interview with Tina Yagla – Part 1

“The firm is committed to providing our clients with quality engineering services that balance the needs of the end-user with the code requirements and best practices, while maintaining the predetermined budgetary parameters.” – Tina Yagla, P.E., LEED AP


Definition and Product of the Week 07.31.2010

Graeber is a leader in eco friendly window treatments. Admitedly, we still have a long way to go in this area of green design, they have taken some noteworthy steps that warrant mentioning here.