Posts Tagged ‘Biodegradable’

For three years, I’ve patiently hunted for a pair of sexy, sustainable knee-high boots and it’s worth the wait. Form & Fauna‘s sporty, sexy look speaks to my inner-tomboy. Sleek racing stripes are a signature in this freshman collection of flats, boots and pumps. Even though they hail from the Fall 2007 collection — they […]

It’s always exciting to see what’s new at Illu Stration, Mary Ann Williams’ German-based design studio known for innovating exquisitely tactile felt furnishings and accessories. Mary Ann sent me these photos earlier in the summer (oops) but aren’t they perfect for late fall? Oak Leaves is a modular system which are either available assembled or […]

My family is coming out to me this Christmas so I’ve started thinking about how to deck out the apartment — in a fabulously green way of course! So I’ve been on the hunt for decorations that serve double duty for the festive season and beyond (restyle is the Fab Green motto). Will post them […]

Mary-Ann Williams of Illu Stration just sent over some pictures of beautiful light furnishings for spring. Amazing. Her felted rugs blew me away last year, and she continues to push her felting methods to new heights. Thanks Mary-Ann! 01 ORIGAMI Pendant lamp, floor lamp, lampshade: felt 100% pure new wool 02-03 PLISSEE un-dyed felt Pendant […]

Here’s a great weekend DIY project for modern felt doors I found at Apartment Therapy. Designing with wool felt for fashion or home brings lots of advantages: it’s a renewable material, biodegradable and naturally flame retardant. The Materials: • 1/2 inch white wool felt from Sutherland Felt Company @ $75 a yard • Hospital track, […]

Hot green finds around the web: PEEK-A-BOO Memento Rug by Norwegian company 2Form 100% wool felt, made sans child-labor, biodegradable Spotted at Design Milk SIDEBOARD STYLE A gorgeous vintage modern collectible sideboard/credenza is up for sale at Brooklyn’s primo vintage furniture boutique Baxter & Liebchen. Spotted at Design*Sponge MODERN PLUSH Esther Diamond Collection of throw […]

Some fabulous links to eco-chic fashion spotted around the web this week: Emerging Parisian design label SANS debuts a simple yet sensual line of womenswear this season that features fresh and flattering silhouettes and sustainable fabrics made from bamboo, soy, tussah silk and organic cotton. SANS is a collaboration between designer Lika Volkova and sustainable […]

Interpretations of the houndstooth for floors began with cool cork tiles by . But if you’re more the warm and fuzzy type, you may opt instead for these modular felt floor tiles designed by Charlotte Lancelot: Felt Floor, Felt lighting, orchid hooks. Interview!

Annie at e bella sent over some pictures from their newest product line and I fell hard for the new Rio Oro Rug featured above (the landscape ain’t too shabby either). What was the inspiration, I asked her. Apparently Nicole Linton (the founder-designer behind e bella) had found artistic inspiration in a river bed last […]

My fetish for felt furnishings continues with a look at the sinewy, die cut furnishings and jewelry designed by Toronto-based mixed media artist Lily Yung. Made from industrial wool felt, the pieces are dyed and hand assembled by Lily into gorgeous webs for wall panels, pillows, rugs and runners. Not one to waste good material, […]