So Your Design Is: Green

What it is: Green design is not so much a style aesthetic as a dedication to living gently on the earth. It’s a two-prong approach of renewable materials and environmentally aware practices, all with an eye toward decreasing carbon footprints and considering the big picture of our planet. Why it works: Living green has a [...]

Shade Sails: Outdoor Rooms Take Wing

Have you noticed outdoor shades with vibrant, futuristic, architectural forms lately? Shade sails are increasing in popularity as they become more available on the market. What is so great about these? “Sail shades lend a solid, artful, sculptural look they impend on a house,” says Tres Jones of Wicked Shades. “They provide protection from UV [...]