Summer has finally hit Washington; it hasn’t rained in Seattle in nearly two weeks. I’ve heard of the elusive “dry period” since my initial move here and am finally pleased to meet her. The last 18 months have had crazy weather; long, cold winters followed extremely stormy springs and falls – I think last summer was all but three weeks. The weather is supposed to hold so drives many city dwellers outside its confines on the weekends and holidays. With that, the farmlands become alive with activity beyond daily agriculture. Continue Reading
More is less; how designers and architects are interpreting sustainable design practices in outdoor spaces.
Aside from the supply chain side of sustainability, designers’ and brands’ biggest challenges lie in creating sustainable fashion that looks and feels good, with the latter two aspects still being the primary decision factors for driving purchases. So how do you convince consumers to buy more consciously made goods? Below are how five brands and retailers are approaching sustainability with both their business and customers in mind. Continue Reading
Sustainable manufacturing processes, benchmarks, resources, principles, and certifications every brand, designer, and manufacturer should know Continue Reading
PSFK Labs has just released their latest trends study called the Future of Home Living report. The report showcases new products, services and technologies, exploring the trends and influences which will shape the future home. Continue Reading
Last year, FMM delved head first into interiors and sustainable living at the Dwell on Design Conference in Los Angeles. One of our favorite installations was MODERN LIVING.
Once again, the ecofabulous founder Zem Joaquin has teamed up with leading architect Jonathan Davis of pieceHomes and sustainable prefab builder, OneBuild, to create a modern dweller’s 550 square foot, eco-friendly dream home. This year’s MODERN LIVING Showhouse by ecofabulous, featuring pieceHomes will be auctioned via eBay Giving Works with proceeds benefiting Global Green USA.