California Artisans Give New Life to Wood, Leather and Metal. Dock Artisan is the kind of company that understands the value of hand-crafted products which support a sustainable future. They create iPhone chargers and accessories made from sustainably harvested wood which they gather from nearby California forests and beaches.
When it comes to sustainable choices, there is sometimes a misconception that avoiding wood products is a good thing to do. Not so. While deforestation is a significant problem that must be addressed through more careful sourcing, there is almost nothing better than long-lasting products using solid wood from well managed forests.
Successful conscious design emanates a feeling, not just a look. It must also have a basis in nature, as our inner space is best expressed as a reflection of the natural world outside. This is the philosophy of Barry Dixon, a nationally recognized earth conscious designer based out of the Virginia Countryside.
We are proud to bring you this exclusive interview with Susan Inglis, Executive Director of the Sustainable Furnishings Council where we talk about how you can promote a healthier planet through sustainable furniture choices.
A cultural creative's home is the center of their universe. It's a sanctuary of peace, but also a creative work space and a place to entertain guests. Check out our home living tips for fostering the ultimate creative lifestyle.