Posts Tagged ‘green design’
So much attention has been given to green design in the last decade. And wonderful that it is, we might be missing the boat a bit. Green design promotes what is called "low environmental impact design." It's ever-evolving guidelines seek to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and the earth's resources, while also reducing waste ...Read more.
Winner of the recent Design in Britain competition, Helena Karelson, designed Kontuur, a new window blind that has caught the eye of not only architects and designers, but several blind manufacturers in Europe. Her winning design is a beautiful play on shape and light. With curved lines, it breaks through the traditional, boring, angular look ...Read more.
I have developed a working relationship with an applied environmental psychologist this past year. I have been so excited: someone that speaks my language! Yes, I am a Feng Shui practitioner, but I have many years of working in scientific applications for marketing. I am a researcher at heart, a scientist and analytical, but my ...Read more.
(April 2008) I’ve been practicing Feng Shui for several years and it’s been a struggle to get my family, some of my friends and acquaintances to understand what I do. But it seems that almost overnight, a new sensation has sprouted that makes it that much easier to explain. The “Green Movement” seems to have ...Read more.
Many of the principles of Feng Shui are inherently within the sustainable building movement: namely, treading lightly on the Earth and using her resources wisely. However, there is a significant part of Feng Shui that is often missing from typical green designs. This wisdom can be integrated into sustainable-design practices to enrich human beings through ...Read more.