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Designer Laura Hodges Shares Her Sustainable Design Secrets

"Even small steps towards sustainability can go a long way," says the eco-friendly designer.

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10 Eco-Friendly Hotels To Bookmark For Your Next Vacation

Travel is notoriously hazardous to the environment, but the places we stay at don’t have to be. That’s why we’re spotlighting 10 eco-friendly hotels with progressive, green initiatives and sustainable efforts that make hospitality not only good for you, but good for the planet, too. From resorts with…

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Meet The Design Duo Creating Sustainable Blankets

Stephanie and Kyle Taylor’s sustainable yet luxe alpaca blankets are coveted as both wall art and a cozy layer. “Traditional wool blankets tend to be itchy and dated. Our goal was to make something incredibly soft and eco-friendly,” says Kyle — CEO and marketing director — of their company…

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10 Ways To Make Your Home More Sustainable Now

If you’re looking to dip your toes into sustainable design but don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place. We asked top experts in Canada — Goodee‘s Byron and Dexter Peart, Meg Graham and Andre D’Elia, co-principals of buzzy architecture firm Superkül and…

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Meet The Canadian Brand Redefining Sustainable Design

What will luxury look like in the future? Up to now, luxury has had the connotation of excess and exclusivity, of indulgence without necessity. But in an era where climate change and leaders like Greta Thunberg are challenging us to reconsider our values, the definition of luxury is changing. Luxury…

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16 Reusable Products To Make Lunch Hour Chic Again

We all know by now that single-use plastic is wreaking havoc on the planet. With everyday plastic straws, bags and utensils ending up in landfills and oceans, harming natural ecosystems and contributing to global warming. Sometimes, it can feel daunting to join the crusade to crack down on man-made waste…

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16 Ethical Essentials To Elevate Your Home

Investing in green and socially conscious home design is an amazing way to minimize your carbon footprint while contributing to initiatives that enable artisans to earn livable wages from their craft. Luckily, plenty of retailers are committed to sourcing local, eco-friendly and sustainably-made products — and thus becoming ethically aware has…

Decorating & Design

This Beautiful New Brunswick Home Puts Nature First

Natural materials reflect the rural setting of Maritimer Kelly Anderson’s house, nestled in a river valley in Taymouth, New Brunswick. The designer and owner behind Refreshed Designs, Kelly coaches clients on how to live beautifully while reducing their eco-footprint. “I prefer wood, jute and 100-percent cotton, linen or wool to keep…

Homes

Modern Prefab Home

Tour Nexterra's eco project.

Decorating & Design

Eco Furniture

L.A.-based Cisco Brothers goes green.

Decorating & Design

Eco-Friendly Dining Room

Reclaimed wood dining tables are one-of-a-kind.

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IDS 09 Garden Room By Earth Inc.

A green exterior space design.

Videos

Video: Sarah Richardson’s Country Retreat

The designer's cabin from IDS.