MEANINGFUL ART THAT WON'T BREAK THE BANK

A considered space is thought through from big picture to the smallest details. The spirit of one’s space is crystallized through the layer of art and objects that inhabit it. These visual cues are often the most memorable thing about a space, and perhaps the thing that gives us the greatest sense of meaning,  but in finishing a project they can be rushed and given the least consideration of all design choices in the interest of getting a space to a point of feeling “lived-in”.

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creating space for meditation

 "you don’t need to go to a mountain, or a forest, or a desert or any other remote landscape to attain the peace and calm needed for meditation. In fact, you don’t need anything at all to mediate. But if you’re someone who has tried starting but can’t make it a consistent habit, some of the answers may lie in your space."

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Low or zero voc paint for every style

If you’re sitting in an indoor room right now, chances are good, there is paint on the walls. There is also probably paint on the ceiling, doors, and moldings too. Paint has the reputation of being the #BasicB of the interior finishes world. It’s ubiquitous, usually covering one of the greatest surface areas of your space, and it can be a major contributor of VOCs.

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Non-Toxic HomeLaura Kern
THE REAL COST OF WOOD FURNITURE

Wood is material I love to use for it’s tactility, rich colors, and versatility. There are few architectural traditions that don’t use wood for the built environment, and when you look around almost anywhere, it doesn’t take long to realize that wood is everywhere, from the structure and surfaces of our spaces to much of the furniture we use daily.

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