Design & Real Estate

Green Home

This year, refresh your décor with sustainable, eco-friendly designs and accessories meant to help the planet and your home in ways you could never imagine.
Text by Dena Roché | June 8, 2018 | Design & Real Estate

Furnishing a new home or refreshing an existing one is fun, and can be the perfect canvas to showcase your eco-chic sensibilities. B. Pila Design Studio in Coconut Grove recycles furniture frames and creatively completes them with hand-woven tapestries created by mother/daughter teams in Uzbekistan. For each item purchased, a donation is made to the KIVA Foundation. For your walls, choose a Cassandra Tondro modern abstract piece, created from leftover house paint she “rescues” from recycling centers; or the Urbio Vertical Garden, a contemporary wall system of plates and planters. The Garden lets homeowners bring nature to small spaces and grow herbs, vines or flowering plants right on your wall;