These inventive lamps allow consumers to save energy and pocket money.
Traditionally, Seattleites are both environmentally conscientious and well-read — which is a nice way of saying we’re a bunch of dorky tree-huggers. We are who we are, no apology required. In fact, we should revel in our hippie intellect, and one way to do so is with these Earth-friendly reading lights. You’ll do your part to save the world as you learn about it — all while drastically reducing your electricity bill. (more…)
Classic elegance and modern grace converge in this entertainers dream home.
Looking for a stylish estate perched high above the city? There’s no better place to call home than on the most desired street in one of Seattle’s most nostalgic neighborhoods. This timeless retreat is the ultimate dream home. (more…)
An icon of the design industry unveils its newest collection.
This week, The Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas hosted the 2011 Hospitality Design Exposition and Conference. One of the standouts of this event was the exquisite display of interior surfaces produced by the creative team at Maya Romanoff, an Illinois-based design company. Five striking patterns were featured, each of which incorporates the spirit of ultimate balance inspired by the Chinese concept of yin and yang. (more…)
Two resourceful locals convert an obscure material into attractive kitchen decor.
Recycling has always been a high priority in the Pacific Northwest. The idea of reusing something that turns into a beautiful product is more of a privilege than a burden. This is certainly true of the kitchenware offered by Seattle’s own Goods from the Hoods. (more…)
This versatile, exotic species can be used to make lovely household wares.
Did you know that there is an edible species of banana grown specifically to make textiles? The fibers from leaves of the Abaca tree, native to the Philippine archipelago, may be woven on looms into a variety of home decor accessories. Considered one of Seattle’s most eclectic mercantile locations, Bitters Co. has imported these decorative treats from the island of Mindinao and now offers them to mainland dwellers for a very affordable price. (more…)
In our age of Smart phones and iPads, many have mistakenly labeled the desktop timepiece as a thing of the past. Sure, we have plenty of devices to tell us how slowly or quickly the day is passing, but the collection of clocks available at South Lake Union’s Velocity Designs is proof that these items are good for fashion as well as function. (more…)
Seattle’s Thom Jones explains the sustainable approach that defines his company.
Founded in 2002, A Semigood Company has earned a reputation as one of the finest, most conscientious furniture providers in Seattle. The company’s philosophy is simple: consumers deserve the best when it comes to home furnishings. For this reason, Semigood not only offers quality, handmade furniture but also guarantees that their pieces are manufactured under the most sustainable, eco-friendly conditions. (more…)