Sustainability is more than just a buzzword. It’s a call to action in the interior design community, and it affects all of our decisions. While it’s easy to make changes when it comes to our diet and the things we use in our home, what about the damage from our homes and buildings?Read More
Why are we always tired? Could be you’re living with the enemy! In todays world, homes are not designed for good health. Modern lighting inhibits our body in naturally preparing for sleep and bedrooms are considered to be one of the most toxic places in a home. 30% of the population isn’t sleeping enough.
Watch & learn in my interview with renowned German Architect & Certified Building Biologist Tomas Gaertner. Find out what prevents us from sleeping & how to design spaces for optimal snoozing!Read More
Get a peek inside a luxurious oceanfront summer estate. I walk you through the 100% compassionately designed family room.Read More
Buckwheat Pillows are made from buckwheat hulls. They are completely organic, non toxic and “interesting.” Watch my review while “unboxing” a new buckwheat pillow I ordered.Read More
Get the facts about leather. In this short video, I provide 10 facts about the ethics and health risks of leather.Read More
Sustainability has been a buzzword in the design world for years and it makes sense that we want to offer our clients options that are earth friendly. I speak candidly about this topic, vegan design, my course and my very personal path that led to where I am today as a vegan educator. It is one of my favorite interviews with Kimberly Seldon of The Business of Design.Read More
Did you know that 27% of a fabric’s weight is it’s toxins? Find out about the thousands of chemicals & toxins found in the fabrics you surround yourself with every day! Wrinkle free or iron free sheets contain Formaldehyde in order to avoid the wrinkles. How insane is that?Read More
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.
Have you ever checked your cleaning product ingredients only to find that there aren’t any listed? That’s because cleaning products are not required by federal law to carry a list of ingredients. It’s a mess. I can help you sort through the hype. Say goodbye to Windex!Read More
Moving, even if you’re doing it alone or with professional services, is already stressful but moving with your pets doesn’t have to be. If you’re planning to move anytime soon and you still don’t have any idea on how you can do it with your furry friends, consider these tips!Read More
‘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.Read More
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...Read More
I grew up in New York, where the winters are freezing. I recall the excitement I felt as a child when putting on my wool mittens, scarf, and coat and wool-lined boots before going out to play in the snow until dark...Read More
June 21st, 2017 marks the start of the 9th annual Lychee and Dog Meat Festival, commonly referred to as Yulin Dog Meat Festival, a 10-day celebration held in Yulin, Guangxi, China, during the summer solstice in which festival goers eat dog meat and lychees...Read More
Mice, fish, rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, hamsters, farm animals, birds, cats, dogs, mini-pigs, monkeys, chimpanzees – amongst other sensitive, intelligent animals – needn’t be slayed, just so you can slay (pun intended). It’s easy to splurge on make-up without a second thought about the actual cost of the product beyond your dollars.Read More
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...Read More
Olivia Munn exposes the intense suffering of animals on fur farms in this shocking video. Find out where fur really originates and who's really paying the ultimate price for it. Click to watch.Read More
Imagine that a group of strangers knocks down your front door at random and kidnaps you and your family. Not only have they invaded your home, they also have plans to use your hair for a coat, your skin for their shoes, and whatever else they choose for living-room decorations. While this gruesome scenario is disturbing and difficult to imagine happening to us Homo sapiens, it’s an everyday reality for fur-bearing animals...Read More
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...Read More