Room by Room: Green Products for the Living Room

Give yourself a welcoming space that shows off your conscientious style.

| July/August 2011

  • These Belgian Linen/Organic Cotton Drapery Panels are made with fair labor practices and contain no formaldehyde, bleaches or heavy metal dyes.
    Photo Courtesy Anna Sova
  • Rock the Kasbah Coffee Table in your living room—it’s made of reclaimed wood planks!
    Photo Courtesy Anthropologie
  • Inspired by a 19th-century illustration, this Elephant Mini Cushion is one of more than 40 animal designs (everything from terriers and kittens to lynx and gorillas) made of organic cotton.
    Photo Courtesy Areaware
  • Pigeon Toe Ceramics’ Hanging Test Tube Vases are fired in a kiln powered by renewable energy, then finished with lead-free glaze.
    Photo Courtesy Branch Home
  • lipcovered in hemp, the Montego Sofa has a sustainable wood frame, soy seat cushions and back cushions made of 100 percent recycled post-consumer fibers.
    Photo Courtesy Crate & Barrel
  • Artisans in Chamblee, Georgia, piece together colorful, weathered strips of salvaged wood to create the 30-inch Sunburst Mirror.
    Photo Courtesy Dryads Dancing
  • Cisco Brothers’ Betula Chaise is handcrafted using FSC-certified hardwood, jute webbing, biodegradable rubber latex foam cushions, and no fire retardants (Bristol Linen shown).
    Photo Courtesy Eco-terric
  • Made of 40 percent post-industrial recycled content, the Souk Chic Rug Set includes six tiles (one shown)—each with a unique pattern—you can arrange in myriad ways.
    Photo Courtesy FLOR
  • This rustic Recycled Nested Table Set is crafted from reclaimed railway ties and sturdy iron frames.
    Photo Courtesy HomeDecorators.com
  • Lights Up! offers fabric lamp shades made of recycled soda bottles in 15 fun patterns. We like the Faux Bois Light shade paired with the Oscar Boudoir base (Grass shown).
    Photo Courtesy Lights Up

1. Sitting Pretty
Slipcovered in hemp, the Montego Sofa from Crate & Barrel has a sustainable wood frame, soy seat cushions and back cushions made of 100 percent recycled post-consumer fibers. $2,199.

2. Meandering Motifs
Made of 40 percent post-industrial recycled content, the Souk Chic Rug Set from FLOR includes six tiles (one shown)—each with a unique pattern—you can arrange in myriad ways. 3-by-5-foot (approximate) rug, $150.

3. Shout Out
Rock the Kasbah Coffee Table from Anthropologie in your living room—it’s made of reclaimed wood planks! 29-inch diameter, $998.

4. Image Conscious
Artisans in Chamblee, Georgia, piece together colorful, weathered strips of salvaged wood to create the 30-inch Sunburst Mirror. $448.



5. Window Shopping
These Belgian Linen/Organic Cotton Drapery Panels from Anna Sova Home are made with fair labor practices and contain no formaldehyde, bleaches or heavy metal dyes. Starting at $85 per panel.

6. Experimental Design
Pigeon Toe Ceramics’ Hanging Test Tube Vases are fired in a kiln powered by renewable energy, then finished with lead-free glaze. Set of three, $96 (also sold individually).






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