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Deborah DiMare Featured in Unique Homes Magazine

What image comes to mind when you think of vegan design?

I imagine ultra luxury such as a beautifully made crisp white bed or a fabulous living room with beautiful sumptuous fabrics. The feeling of any vegan space should always emit good health, comfort, happiness and an overall “feel good” environment, a space you never want to leave. Vegan design focuses on optimal health and well being.


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Who Is Modern Meadow?

Modern Meadow is a biofabrication company based in New Jersey. We know what you're thinking, what the heck is biofabrication? In the design world, biofabrication is a scientific term for using cells, proteins and other living materials, to make fabrics & textiles. Just last year, this New Jersey crew created the world's FIRST biofabricated & animal-free leather called ZOA™.

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Top 9 Vegan Holiday Gift Ideas

‘Tis the season – to buy gifts that spread the light of kindness! Here are 2017's Top 9 Vegan Holiday Gifts, because a compassionate & cruelty-free gift will always be a more thoughtful choice.

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Just Announced: Deborah DiMare Will Be Speak At The Seed Food & Wine Summit

We are so excited to announce that Certified Cruelty Free founder, Deborah Rosenberg, is going to be a speaker at the Seed Food and Wine Festiva in Miami on November 3rd! Deborah will speak amongst influential figures such as, Rich Roll & John Salley...

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Pamela Anderson Urges Kim Kardashian To Stop Wearing Fur

Read The Letter That Pamela Anderson Wrote to Kim Kardashian, urging her to stop wearing fur. We love seeing influential celebrities who take stand for innocent animals...

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Woo Bamboo Registers Our Trademark!

We are excited to announce that eco-friendly oral care company, WooBamboo!, has registered for the Certified Cruelty Free trademark! Instead of using the typical petroleum-based, non-recyclable plastic like most toothbrushes, WooBamboo! uses bamboo...

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5 Tips to Veganize Your Summer Spaces

Wherever you are, take a slice of summer with you. Summer is the season of sunshine, exercise, beach, and fun. The textures, sights, and smells of summer increase our natural, feel-good serotonin and boost our immune system, while the feel of sand on our bare feet stimulates our nerve endings and heightens our awareness.

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Crush Of The Month: Matt & Nat

We are so excited to announce that vegan fashion line, Matt & Nat, has registered for the Certified Cruelty Free trademark! Matt & Nat is a global vegan fashion line. Their collections can be found in boutiques across Canada, the United States, the UK, Japan, Germany and Australia.

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Our Course Is Now ACCREDITED by IDCEC!

We are so excited to announce the our Online Course is now accredited by IDCEC (Interior Design Continuing Education Council.) All ASID, IDC, IDEC & IIDA interior designers who take our course are eligible to receive 7.5 CEU credits. Click to learn more...

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Why You Need To Watch Okja on Netflix

Last week the Netflix original film, Ojka, was released. Since seeing the first trailer a couple of months ago, our team has been excited to see the film and definitely did not disappoint. The action-adventure film shows the cruel reality of animal agriculture through the eyes of a young girl and her "super pig." Filmmaker, Bong Joon Ho's intention for film was for the film's "audience to consider, at least once, where the food on their plate comes from.."

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Bentley Goes Vegan and Leather Alternatives 101

What does the top car manufacturer Bentley and top celebrities like Beyoncé or Ellen DeGeneres have in common? THEY ARE ALL VEGAN.

That’s right! The UK-based company founded in 1919 is one of the most expensive car brands worldwide, with models retailing for a minimum of $180,000 – if you don’t opt for interior and technical customizations that is. And now, it is catering to appeal to upmarket owners demanding ethical options and their vegan customers by exploring innovative custom-made non-animal materials for its interiors...

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Can Dogs Eat Bananas? 10 Toxic Foods, 23 Safe Ones and A Few in the Middle.

Choosing the wrong food for your dog may lead to poisoning or even death in some cases. Chocolates, onions, and grapes are among the foods you should never give to your dog. For them, these foods are poisonous. Some of them might not even survive it if they have ingested these foods in huge quantities...

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What Does “Conscious Living” Even Mean? By Alex Ruiz

If you’ve listened to our podcast, you know that we’re about “conscious living,” but what exactly does that mean? I define it as making better choices; from the food we choose to nourish ourselves with to the companies we choose to support and everything in between. It’s about being more in tune with how our everyday and seemingly innocuous decisions not only effect us, but also our environment, the planet, and all the other beings we share it with. It’s also about taking that extra step and extra time to research something to ensure that animals weren’t harmed or tested on, that it was ethically and sustainably sourced, that the workers that make the product aren’t victims of child-labor or work under atrocious and appalling conditions. It’s about caring a little more...

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Stella McCartney Unveils 'Skin-Free Skin' As Leather Alternative

Designer and advocate for animal welfare, Stella McCartney, showcases cruelty-free fashion as she debuts her own leather alternative material, which she calls "skin-free skin." McCartney told The Guardian, "I am so excited that we have finally developed fabrics that look just as good as the real thing and therefore genuinely pose a question to the industry about why anyone needs to use leather any more."

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Vegan Or Real Leather?

We asked people at a gift show in New York City whether they preferred real or vegan leather. After we told them they could save 1 billion animals every year by using vegan leather, their answers quickly changed. Take a look for yourself!

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PETA Article: Why We Love Dogs

A few months ago, I went shopping with a friend of mine. It was hot and muggy outside, a typical summer Miami heat wave. There was a lot of traffic that day and it took us longer than expected to arrive to the store. By the time we got there, we were hungry and cranky. It was a Saturday and we would have been much happier at the beach...

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