In 2018, it’s safe to say that great design includes sustainable attributes. With more than 7.5 billion people on Earth vying for the planet’s resources to create and preserve a comfortable life, it’s more important than ever for design professionals to utilize environmentally friendly practices and resources in commercial interior design.
To celebrate Earth Day on April 22, interiors+sources rounded up six blogs that discuss current “green” topics in the design industry and highlights those who are making a difference. But don’t stop there—make sure to also be on the lookout for “And On That Note,” a monthly segment always found on the last page of the i+s magazine that discusses new ways in which organizations are giving back to their communities and how you can too.
Reusing with a Purpose - Learn how Fil Doux Textiles is using excess production materials to support local student programs in New York City public schools.
Breathing Life Into Interiors - Founder and managing partner of Sagegreenlife Richard Kincaid reveals how living green walls can add a unique natural design element to any commercial interior space.
Perks of Plants - A little green goes a long way—and so does office lighting. i+s finds out which plants are right for your light.
National Parks Need Design Leadership and Creative Support - Tom Dufurrena, principal and president at Page & Turnbull, gives examples of how design work is an important asset for the U.S. National Park Service.
Sloan Stand with United Nations on World Water Day - Commercial plumbing manufacturer Sloan announces its support for the United Nations in its effort to focus global attention on the importance of water.
The Silver Lining of Solar Panel Tariffs - Design experts Alexandra Hobson and George Bandy Jr. discuss the positives and negatives of the president’s solar panel tariff.
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