Additional States Recognize GBI’s Green Globes System
Virginia and South Dakota recently became the 13th and 14th states in the United States to formally recognize the Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes environmental assessment and rating system in legislation.
Kimball Provides Office Furnishings to New Orleans Organizations Still Recovering from Hurricane Katrina
Kimball Office recently announced the eight recipients of its Smart Actions Campaign in New Orleans for new office furniture. The recipients include four for-profit businesses and four nonprofit organizations, all working to rebuild their lives and communities post-Katrina.
Annual Recycling Effort to Benefit Design Students/Schools in New York City
Supported by AIA, ASID, IIDA, SMPS and the USGBC, SpecSimple.com's Save-a-Sample! Box-a-Thon is the industry's way of creating a "second life" for unused brochures, fabrics and finish cards.
InformeDesign Releases Implications on the Human Need for ‘Vitamin G’
InformeDesign’s new issue of Implications addresses the “other” green design issue: the basic human need for natural environments that includes trees, grass, and other plants. Evidence suggests that much like a vitamin, humans need a regular “dose” of exposure to green environments—“Vitamin G”—to maintain optimal health.
Design Collaborative: Celebrating the Past
By Janet Wiens
Collection “X” by Hunter Douglas Hospitality celebrates the urban luxury and modernist spirit of the past while boasting the creativity of designer Stacy Garcia.