Zeftron Nylon Receives Cradle-to-Cradle Certification
Zeftron nylon, a premium branded nylon 6 yarn system manufactured by Shaw Industries for external commercial carpet manufacturing customers, was recently recognized by McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry with Cradle-to-Cradle Silver certification.
InformeDesign Releases Implications on Lighting Vertical Surfaces
Proper lighting of vertical surfaces in architectural spaces is the topic of the new issue of Implications, a monthly research newsletter on design and human behavior produced by InformeDesign. The article covers essential lighting concepts as well as tools designers can use to define and refine their lighting solutions.
New Web Site Helps Organizations Share and Personalize Environmental Standards
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recently announced the launch of ANSI iPackages, an online tool that allows organizations to share, annotate and personalize standards for internal use. The Web site was launched with six collections from the ISO 14000 series of environmental management system standards.
J&J / Invision Receives U.S. Flag Flown in Afghanistan
J&J / Invision recently received an American flag from a group of United States troops stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan. The flag was received in response to a donation of 50 rugs given by the company to keep the troops warm throughout the winter months.
ASID Update: A Different Future?
By Rita Carson Guest
Additional collaboration by key interior design associations could do wonders to advance the profession.