Sometimes we need to be brave at home in order to stimulate our productivity. Here's how light can play such an important part in this.
A cultural creative's work space is where all the magic happens. It's where new business ideas and creative concepts can take shape and evolve into something amazing. As such, it's vitally important this space be conducive to the creative process, while also serving as a highly functional and productive work station. Your creative home work space is also only as good as the light which illuminates it.
Surfing is the ultimate lifestyle sport for nature lovers. There's nothing quite like the experience of an epic surf session with close friends in the pristine beauty of the ocean. Is it any wonder that many surfers become eco-entrepreneurs committed to preserving our environment?
We can get the most out of time as well as space by using methods that lengthen the growing season. Successive planting will keep the garden productive throughout most of the year. Building a simple and portable greenhouse can add three months of food harvesting to the year. Various cooling strategies in hot weather and warming strategies in cold weather can also extend the harvest.
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.