Posts tagged interior design
3 Ways To Make A Home More Energy Efficient

Making your home more energy efficient is incredibly important if you are to improve the mark that you make on this planet. We all need to consider our own contributions to sustainability, if we are to leave behind a better environment for the younger generation and this starts with the home.

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Cleaning Tips the Feng Shui Way

A cluttered space is not easy to clean. Harmonizing your environment is the philosophy behind feng shui, and whether you’re a cynic or a true believer, there’s something to be said about achieving balance in your life. I bet you’ve never thought about how arranging your furniture can affect your ability to keep your house clean. Intrigued?

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The Importance Of Sustainability in Building Design and Construction

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?

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Ways To Design Bedrooms & Spaces that Promote Sleep Webinar

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!

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Sustainability & Vegan Design Get Engaged

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.

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Biophilia - Designing with Emotion & Nature

Our Decor Affects us Physically and Emotionally.

Biophilic Design is the study of how our environments have a tremendous affect on us. Our interior spaces and exteriors such as sidewalks and buildings have a profound influence over our moods and the way our body physically reacts. It’s super interesting. I interviewed Elizabeth Calabrese, leading speaking and influencer for the study of Biophilia. We spoke about everything from hormones to the sidewalks of New York City

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How to Choose Non Toxic, Healthy Fabrics

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?

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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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We Were Featured in Dezeen Magazine!

Deborah di Mare, founder of VeganDesign.org, believes that educating consumers about the effects of using animal products in design will push more people to take the next step, from a vegan diet to a fully vegan lifestyle.

She founded her company to do just that. The website functions as an educational platform for people looking for vegan products, and also offers an accredited course for designers worldwide working with vegan materials.

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5 Tips To Finding Cleaning Products That Are Safe For Your Home

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!

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Get The (Vegan) Look: Unique Home Office

Nothing gets you in the “work zone” like having a clean, organized workspace that you love to be in. Having a positive work environment is proven to maximize productivity and we know how easy it is to get distracted when you’re working from home - especially when your four-legged friend is alway asking for a belly rub!

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What To Consider When Moving With Pets

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!

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Get The (Vegan) Look: Dreamy Bedroom

We know what you're thinking: This room is GOALS and how can I do the same? Luckily for you, we've recreated this bohemian neutral-toned bedroom for you! We've sourced only vegan, cruelty-free & toxic-free items that are affordable and can fit in any space (no matter how tiny your home is!)

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Get The (Vegan) Look: Bohemian Bedroom

We know what you're thinking: This room is GOALS and how can I do the same? Luckily for you, we've recreated this bohemian neutral-toned bedroom for you! We've sourced only vegan, cruelty-free & toxic-free items that are affordable and can fit in any space (no matter how tiny your home is!)

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Get The (Vegan) Look: Kid's Playroom

Want to take your children's playroom to the next level? We've got you covered! This playroom is perfect for toddlers who need an open space to play in - with no sharp edges. It's so cute and comfy that you'll want to hang out here!

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Crush Of The Month: Annarita Mancini from Italy

Meet our Crush of the Month, Annarita Mancini, from Italy! Annarita is an interior designer who recently took the Vegan Design 101 Class! After taking the class, Annarita learned how to implement cruelty-free and humane interiors to her practice.

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