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Common Sense Green Guidance
By Cliff Goldman

Each and every day interior designers use common sense to guide their decision-making process in all matters regarding their profession. In fact, it is fair to argue that in any profession, no matter how technical, people rely on common sense to make intelligent decisions every day.

As an interior designer, you have your own innate definition of beauty, and you use personal and professional experience to guide your decisions regarding function and efficiency of products and spaces. Safety in a space is usually dictated by straightforward regulations that are often black and white.

Yet when it comes to environmental decisions ...

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National Institute of Building Sciences Becomes USGBC Provider
The National Institute of Building Sciences has earned recognition as an Education Provider by the U.S. Green Building Council—offering green building education and training that has been peer-reviewed and approved by USGBC.
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People's Choice Voting Now Online
Shaw Contract Group invites designers to cast their vote for the 2010 Design Is… Award People’s Choice project. Twelve projects are currently posted on and any visitor to the Web site is eligible to vote.
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Designtex Introduces Digital Binder Cards
For years, digital sampling has been discussed throughout the industry. Taking the initiative, Designtex fabric samples are now represented via high resolution images and cutting-edge technology.
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izzy+ Launches New Web Site
To support new technologies, the environment, and the 24/7 blending of life and work, the furniture manufacturer recently introduced
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June 29, 2010

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