Category Archives: Eco-Friendly

Nursery Furniture from The Honest Co.

You may already be familiar with The Honest Co. and the wide variety of eco-friendly, non-toxic and sustainable products that they offer. Recently, The Honest Co. decided to expand their line into the world of nursery furniture. Collaborating with Babyletto, The Honest Co. designed a 4-in-1 Convertible Crib and Dresser. A simple and versatile combo available in 4 different colors; all made with sustainable New Zealand pine wood, non-toxic, no VOC paint, stain and finishes and without lead, phthalates, formaldehyde or heavy metals. Love this!!!
(all photos from The Honest Co.)

Making The World a Better Home: Happy Earth Day!

 

Approximately 4 million trees were lost in the destructive Texas wildfire in 2011. A massive collaborative effort is being undertaken by the Arbor Day Foundation, Texas A&M Forest Service, and Texas Parks & Wildlife. They launched the Texas Lost Pines Forest Recovery Campaign to restore and plant trees in Central Texas over the next 5 years.

Since 2008,  High Fashion Home and Arbor Day Foundation have made a commitment to plant one tree for every piece of furniture purchased at High Fashion Home. Thanks to all of our wonderful customers, over 44,000 trees have been planted towards the Lost Pines Forest Recovery Campaign. High Fashion Home might be just one store. But when working together with great people and incredible organizations, we can start making a difference.

As of March 31, 2014, High Fashion Home and the Arbor Day Foundation have committed to planting 70,031 trees around the world.

http://www.arborday.org/takeAction/disasters/lost-pines.cfm 
http://www.highfashionhome.com/green.html

Making the World a Better Home!

Approximately 4 million trees were lost in the destructive Texas wildfire in 2011.  High Fashion Home and Arbor Day Foundation will plant  40,054 trees in 2013 towards the Lost Pines Forest Recovery Campaign.  And we are hoping to plant considerably more.  Thanks to all of our wonderful customers for contributing to a meaningful cause. High Fashion Home might be just one store.  But when working together with caring people and incredible organizations, we can start making a difference.

As of June 30, 2013, High Fashion Home and the Arbor Day Foundation have committed to planting 55,794 trees around the world.  Not bad for a partnership that just started 5 years ago.  This would have never been possible without the help of our passionate design enthusiasts.



Here are some photos below that the Arbor Day Foundation was kind enough to share from their recent trip to the Bastrop State Park.

 A newly planted tree.
A landscape photo showing a strand of trees that have just been planted.  The little pink/red specks throughout the photo are flags identifying a new tree.

Stoney Cross Low Energy House in the UK

The Stoney Cross House has been very thoughtfully planned. PAD Studio is behind this simple and eco-friendly beauty set within The New Forest National Park in the UK. Rainwater harvesting, grey water recycling, a natural swimming pond and the use of sustainable materials helped this home fit in easily with its earthy surroundings.
(all photos from Contemporist)

Making The World a Better Home (Update)

Approximately 4 million trees were lost in the destructive Texas wildfire in 2011.  High Fashion Home and Arbor Day Foundation will plant  30,705 trees in 2013 towards the Lost Pines Forest Recovery Campaign.  And we are hoping to plant considerably more.  Thanks to all of our wonderful customers for contributing to such a worthwhile cause. High Fashion Home might be just one store.  But when working together with great people and incredible organizations, we can start making a difference.

As of December 31, 2013, High Fashion Home and the Arbor Day Foundation have committed to planting 46,445 trees around the world.


http://www.arborday.org/takeAction/disasters/lost-pines.cfm
http://www.highfashionhome.com/green.html

Making The World a Better Home

Approximately 4 million trees were lost in the destructive Texas wildfire in 2011.  High Fashion Home and Arbor Day Foundation  have thus far committed to planting 25,525 trees in 2013 towards the Lost Pines Forest Recovery Campaign.  And we are hoping to plant considerably more.  Thanks to all of our wonderful customers for contributing to such a worthwhile cause. High Fashion Home might be just one store.  But when working together with great people and incredible organizations, we can start making a difference.


http://www.arborday.org/takeAction/disasters/lost-pines.cfm
http://www.highfashionhome.com/green.html

Hemp House!

A house made with hemp you ask? Yes! Tony Budden and Duncan Parker worked with Michael Orchard of New Earth Architecture and Wolf & Wolf Architecture to create this South African home where they used lots of the underrated hemp. Hemp insulation, hempcrete used to make the external walls and 85% of the furniture and cabinetry is made from hempboard. The Hemp House also boasts numerous other eco-friendly design innovations. A beautiful home that is earth friendly with forward thinking design. Well done.
(all photos from Inhabitat)