"An essential introduction to sustainable domestic design." --Dwell magazine How to Achieve Style and Sustainability Green Interior Design
is the most comprehensive guide to sustainable building, designing, and decorating on the market. This beautifully illustrated guide covers every detail of your home--from the drywall to the finial on the curtain rod--and how to find the most environmentally friendly versions of products and d cor. This second edition of Green Interior Design
is meant as much for the budget DIYer as it is for the luxury homebuilders looking to dip their toes into sustainability. Sprinkled among the chapters, readers will find:
- Digestible how-tos for quick updates
- Fun DIY projects
- Quick tips on repurposing and upcycling
- Helpful resources and buying guides
- Inspiring home tours
- Unconventional advice from designers (e.g., "Don't buy anything ")
We hope readers carry this reference guide with them as they decorate apartments, furnish their first properties, and build their dream homes from the ground up. The second edition's interactive structure allows you, the reader, to choose your own adventure: go into the weeds and get granular with purchasing decisions for your home, or take a more generalized approach to your green design project. Whichever path you choose, know that it's more important than ever before to act sustainably. "Going green" is more than just a trend: It's a global economic and social necessity.Author:
Lori Dennis, Courtney PorterPublisher:
9.90h x 8.40w x 0.90dISBN:
About the AuthorCourtney Porter
Lori Dennis, LEED AP, has been an award-winning leader of sustainable design as a speaker, author and celebrity designer for over two decades. She has served on ASID's national council for green design and the Sustainable Furnishings Council, and she has worked with brands like American Express, Verizon, Volvo, and Lamps Plus as an expert in green and luxury design. Lori has been featured on HGTV, Bravo, Food Network, NBC, the Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, the New York Times, and a wide variety of global media. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter, two chickens, and a cat.
is the voice behind America's top names and brands in interior design. She speaks at design industry shows across the United States about branding and media for design professionals and was the host of the DesignCampus.com series Behind the Bar
. As a production designer, she's worked with commercial brands like Pepsi Co and horror film studio CryptTV. She has also worked with such brands as Disney and Improv Everywhere. She is a performer, writer, filmmaker, and production designer residing in Los Angeles and New York City.