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5 Books about Sustainable Furniture

5 Books about Sustainable Furniture

5 BOOKS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FURNITURE

Every small step towards a more eco-friendly lifestyle contributes to the greater good of the planet. One area where we can make a positive impact is in the furniture we choose to put in our homes. Sustainable furniture, or eco-luxury as it's commonly referred to, is becoming increasingly popular, and for a good reason. It’s essential to identify what makes furniture sustainable and how to select the best pieces for your home.

What Sustainable Furniture is?

A sustainable item is something that has minimal impact on the planet and helps to conserve and protect natural resources. Sustainable furniture is made from sustainable materials, which include bamboo, reclaimed wood, discarded materials, steel, etc.. From those materials, using environmentally responsible and innovative manufacturing methods, sustainable furniture is made. Product that's built for durability and longevity is also considered sustainable.

Are you planning a renovation or are just interested in sustainable design and furniture?  Here are five books on sustainable furniture you should read for some inspiration and insights:

1. Green Interior Design: The Guide to Sustainable High Style

This book, by Lori Dennis and Courtney Porter, is a comprehensive guide that covers everything you need to know to create eco-friendly, stylish, and high-quality interiors. From materials and finishes to lighting and furniture, you'll learn how to make sustainable choices that will benefit the environment and your health.

2. Renovate Innovate: Reclaimed and Upcycled Homes

Renovate Innovate, by Antonia Edwards, is a book that offers a tour through homes that use reclaimed materials, furnishings, and artifacts to create stylish and sustainable interiors. The book showcases some amazing examples of recycled and upcycled furniture, demonstrating how anything from an old car to an oil drum can be transformed into unique, stylish pieces.

3. Making Better Buildings: A Comparative Guide to Sustainable Construction for Homeowners and Contractors

Making Better Buildings, by Chris Magwood and Jen Feigin, is a comprehensive guide on sustainable construction and design. It provides a detailed comparison of the pros and cons of each approach to sustainable construction for homeowners and contractors alike. The book highlights how the choices we make when building or renovating can have a significant environmental impact.

4. Sustainability in Interior Design

Sustainability in Interior Design, by Siân Moxon, provides an overview of sustainable design practices for domestic interiors. The book explores some of the most innovative and sustainable materials and products available for your home and how they impact the environment. This book also showcases some of the most stylish, eco-friendly, and sustainable interiors in the world.

5. Design Like You Give a Damn

Design Like You Give a Damn, by Kate Stohr and Cameron Sinclair, is a compendium of innovative projects from around the world that demonstrates the power of design in improving lives. The book tells stories about creative professionals who use their skills to benefit the planet and make a positive impact on people's lives. Whether you're an architect, student, or just interested in sustainable design, this book will inspire you to make a positive change.

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