YOLO Colorhouse offers 92 harmonious hues designed specifically for interior architecture. With Green Seal certification, YOLO Colorhouse has no carcinogens, no ozone depleting compounds, no hazardous air pollutants, no formaldehyde and low odor.
Monarch Art & Frame, Inc. is an eco-friendly custom framing source because they are committed to providing sustainable framing options on both small and large scale projects. They source products from companies that promote eco-friendly choices, from the backing board to the frame and everything in between.
Fine Drapery is a BTX dealer that sells the Tumo Xcel Automated drapery system, the motor is Solar powered and has a small Photo Cell. Among their diverse products, they also carry Lutron roller shades with fabrics that are PVC free, Greenguard certified and Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified.
Silestone by Consentinois an alternative eco-friendly surface for kitchen countertops, bathrooms, floors and wall cladding, which comes in a variety of different shades of color. It is made of natural quartz that makes it extraordinarily hard and resilient as well as having hygienic properties. They are NSF and Greenguard Children & Schools certified.
SARAH BARNARD is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), is certified by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), and is recognized by the International Institute for Bau-Biologie & Ecology as a Building Biology Practitioner (BBP) and by the United States Green Building Council as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). She serves on the Santa Monica Conservancy’s board of directors and specializes in green interior design and historic preservation. For more information about Sarah and her practice visit www.sarahbarnard.com
**This article was originally assigned by the reigning editor of ASID's LA Design Magazine and written by Green Editor, Sarah Barnard. Although it was planned to run in the Spring issue of the magazine, changes in the chapter's management caused it to be omitted. (Boo!) Special thanks to the ASID Industry partners who provided info and images for this project!