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  • Green Design in Mind

    Explore the wonderful world of green living, with an eye on design! Making the switch to an eco-friendly lifestyle is rewarding, both personally and monetarily. But you don't have to sacrifice good taste or high design to do it! Keep reading to see the trendiest and greenest products, companies, ideas and individuals out there! Please leave comments or message me directly. I love to hear from you and love your suggestions!

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Keep things cool this summer


Going on an impromptu camping trip in the next few weeks? I recently went on my first camping trip this summer with friends (and a couple of furry friends, too!) and had a blast. It was great to see the stars at night and uplug from my computer and cell phone for a weekend! Here … Continue reading

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A bottle that’s really swell


Did you know there’s an estimated 50 billion plastic bottles of water consumed each year in the US and over 200 billion bottles globally? Even with all this talk of going green, there’s still a lot of unnecessary plastic being manufactured and consumed for no other reason than convenience. The S’well Bottle is a beautiful … Continue reading

Tambino Table

Design by the numbers


Who says kids furniture needs to be plastic and boxy? Architect and industrial designer Jessica Cohen is reinventing the art of children’s furniture, one number at a time, with brainchild Tambino®. The word Tambino® is a clever combination of “bambino,” Italian for child and her native Hebrew “tam,” which means innocence or child. Jessica’s designs … Continue reading

Lind Wong's Freesia bag for Canopy Verde

Just bag it!


Linda Wong, founder and creative director of Canopy Verde, was known among her childhood friends as the “bag police” for insisting among her group to use fewer plastic bags while shopping. Fast forward a few years and she is now designing women’s eco-friendly bags.  Coinciding with the birth of her first child, Canopy Verde was … Continue reading

All the parts in the Bamboo Bottle

A new kind of bottle


We all know plastic is fantastic…but it can also be harmful to the environment. Not every type of plastic is recyclable in all areas, so unfortunately a lot of it ends up in landfills. Glass, on the other hand, is a class-act. First of all, it’s completely natural, made of silica (or sand). Unlike plastic, … Continue reading

Change starts with your underwear

Change your underwear


Sometimes being caught with your pants around your ankles isn’t such a bad thing. Especially if you happen to be wearing PACT Underwear. PACT’s motto, “change starts with your underwear,” is only the beginning of the environmentally-friendly process that occurs with each pair of trunks, boxer-brief, brief, bikini, boy-short and occasional thong. Did you ever think … Continue reading

Mink Shoes: Vegan shoes that don't sacrifice style!

Vegan Shoe-Lovers Unite!


You don’t have to be a vegan to be a Veganista! As you may already know, I’m a bit of a shoe-a-holic. So when I discovered Mink Shoes, I almost couldn’t believe they were eco-friendly! Rebecca Mink is the mother, creative director and green goddess to Mink, a vegan shoe line that sidesteps leather for … Continue reading

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