When it comes to building energy efficiency, every little bit counts, but the best gains can be had by designing it in at the planning stage for new buildings and renovations. This startup believes they have a quick and simple solution to that, by helping architects, designers, and renovators to easily calculate and visualize the […]
Browsing the "green design" Tag
Repeat after me, “Good Design is Green Design.” There are many weblogs online which are devoted to tracking innovations in technology, practices and materials, and the future of design towards a smarter, greener, more sustainable future. Inhabitat.com is one of the top and it offers stimulating imagery, excellent resources, and solid information about sustainable architecture and home design.
How did method, in 10 years, turn the cleaning business industry upside down, redefine cleaners and set new standards for cleaning supplies?
Eric and Adam reveal their successes are tied to their obsessions! They talk about the method story in a book they released this week called ‘The method method’ (an excellent read that is both humorous and gripping). They call these core strategeies “obsessions” because they realize that unless you are obsessed about your business values and practices, they could fade away as your business grows.
Looking outside my window, the sky is cloudless, bright, a slight breeze. And it’s December, normally a time of frequent rain. While we here in the Sierra Foothills are not yet facing a water shortage, many people in the world are. And in places that do get sufficient rain, they may be lacking in opportunities […]
AIGA Chicago is organizing an event called Incite / Insight 2008: Responsible Design 101, November 20 in Chicago that addresses the significance of green design. AIGA, the professional association for design, is the oldest and largest professional membership organization for graphic & communications design. The organization has been at the forefront of promoting the shift […]
As Kristin Dispenza wrote on our sister blog Green Building Elements, one of the largest circulation home and design magazines, Metropolitan Home, has gone green. The April issue is all about green (the practical and the beautiful) design. In an email to Ecopreneurist, Donna Warner, Editor in Chief of Metropolitan Home said, “For our April […]