Top 5 Design Posts of the Week
As the heat of summer dials up, so does the air-conditioning bill.. We’re always looking for fun and creative ways to make a design statement, and what better way to show off a new trend than by having it be environmentally friendly and eco-conscious! There are lots of ways to show support for the Earth while still having an elevated sense of style, from something as simple as using recycled materials to designing 100% self-sufficient homes. There’s something for everyone’s inner green conscience in these top 5 designs of the week, featuring some truly amazing eco-friendly designs and trends!
1. Easy Eco-Friendly Design Tips
With so many resources and information readily accessible at the tip of your thumb, it can be overwhelming to know you’re making a positive impact on this earth as you build a home or re-design a room. Thanks to Forbes for their 5 easy and impactful ways to keep the environment in mind in your home, from using natural textiles to simply reducing your energy output, check out these 5 ways to make your home a bit more eco-friendly!
2. Green Design Projects Highlight
25 Sustainable Projects Leading the Way for Green Design, Interior Design
Looking to get inspired for your next renovation but don’t know where to start? Check out these 25 eco-friendly design projects, leading the way for green design in the industry. From large windows offering natural light to cut down on energy bills in Estonia, to a Vancouver skyscraper featuring a 30,000 square-foot roof garden that boasts of an “urban oasis”, there’s certainly something for everyone to admire in these 25 project highlights. Check them out and get your green side inspired!
3. Trend Check – Eco Friendly Design
As we pass the halfway point of 2020 (!), we can take a moment to reflect on some past predictions of trends and see if we’re truly “living in the future”. This Febuary 2020 article shows 5 eco-friendly design trends to watch for in the upcoming year. Check out these green design trends and take some notes! Have you seen any of these around you this year, or perhaps you might find yourself taking up some eco-friendly tips without even realizing it. Browse through the 5 trends and let us know if you have anything you think is missing from the list!
4. Indoor Living with an Outdoor Feel
Going green doesn’t have to mean designing an entire “smart-home” or installing solar panels on the roof, it can be something as simple as incorporating plants into an indoor space to provide fresh air and a sense of tranquility in nature while being in the comfort of your own home. Check out some bodaciously botanical vertical garden designs and get inspired to bring some outdoors inside this Summer while thinking eco-friendly!
5. Solar Panel Design Tips
The Style Guide to Aesthetically Pleasing Solar Panels, Stellar Solar
Relating specifically to solar panels, this article offers a guide to incorporating solar panels into your house design without making it look like a nuclear fallout shelter. If getting solar panels has been a question you’ve debated for a while but weren’t sure because of the look or design, then look no further! Or perhaps you’ve never considered solar energy, and maybe these images will inspire you to get on the solar trend and incorporate one of these designs into your own home. Either way, take a look at these cool solar panel design ideas, and admire how they not only look trendy, but they’re great on the wallet as well!
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