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couper croiser, sustainable rugs, interior design show 2011(Sustainable) carpets are not really something peeps put much focus on. We wipe our feet, cover our floors, appoint our homes with 'em, cosy up on them... But really they're like the cherry on the sundae. The Dude in The Big Lebowski put it best: ‘That rug really tied the room together’.I guess its an under-considered concept… but for something we spend our  lives walking all over (kinda like Mama Earth), we do owe it the notion of treading on lighter and take a moment to explore.Homebodies, nesters and design aficionados alike can walk a little lighter on these unique beauties: COUPER CROISER a Quebec studio born in 2006 out of necessity, practicality and......

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HD Threshing, reclaimed barn board furniture, salvaged, sustainable
Artistry for Life. Its about that time of year where we gather the collective together to celebrate the spirit of the season. Central to feasting, fun and formidable memorymaking is the ritual of comi......
Who doesn't love to digon some eye-pleasing good for the globe design? (yes we're about to answer our own question...). Well, perhaps our four-footed friends may not know the difference between a Knol......
Matt Durant, sustainable art, Riverdale Art Walk, Rouge Concept Gallery, Lady Marmalade
We love us us some reclaimed genius... and have been long admirers of Toronto-based Artist Matt Durant who combining the chaotic lines of urban culture with distressed organic materials is arousing a ......
Organelle, repurposing, eco design
There’s so much beauty in found objects and Alex and Courtney from Organelle are manifesting it for us all to groove on. Organelle is a small, indie design studio based in Vancouver, BC that designs......
There is no better hallmark of nature’s rebirth than a harvest of fresh flowers. Truth is, most fragrant bouquets bought here in Canada don’t make the eco-cut. It’s a rare occasion that we stop ......
snake island furniture, reclaimed wood, sustainable furniture, Patrick Loubert, Tyler Ganton, Angelo Travernaut
If you're looking for a unique piece of furniture with a great story, you need venture no further than Snake Island. Snake Island Furniture, a local upstart is reclaiming, reusing, and re-envisioning ......
FLUFF, sustainable pillows, local, handmade, chemical-free
Who doesn’t dig on cozying up in a mountain of yummy pillows? We can't think of anything finer…except a mountain of uber chic sustainably created, dreamy, eco-pillows. Mmmm. As the saying goes, th......
out of ruins, glass art, recycled, artisan
Holiday entertaining is upon us, and with its indulgence, bluebox real-estate is inevitably at a premium. Sure we are all getting better at the green thing, becoming more conscious of our waste and ou......
eco chic shack, decor, sustainable, green design design
From design shows, to home style books, and decor magazines... it's pretty evident that we all want ourselves some stylin' digs... and we want 'em our way. Today, that means style plus sustainability.......
soon cho, lighting, art, textiles, interior design show
How many ways can plastic be transformed...? It's infinite. If you’re looking for something truly unique to add statement to your décor then have a look at Soon Cho’s sustainable and chic creati......
Wiggers Custom Furniture holistic
Tucked away in a quaint little waterfront town… there is a workshop where modern quality meets ancient and time honored traditions to craft some of the most stunning and holistically sound furn......
Mid-Century Modern furniture
We spend so much time musing over the fantastic innovations growing out of the green marketplace that we thought it appropriate to pause for a moment and show some love for the old school vintage, ico......
Propellor sustainable lighting
OK. So we are totally turned on by Propellor’s lighting… This Vancouver-based design studio’s aesthetic evolved from sustainable ideologies and not only are they innovative, but are crazy whimsi......
Mona Eco-Cleaning
With the slew of eco, green and enviro cleaning service options now available in the marketplace, it begs to question – what precisely differentiates one eco-cleaner from another? We sat down with M......
EcoCut Services
A Greener World Starts in Your Own BackyardSummer's in swing folks and okay; let’s be honest, we are all suckers for a well manicured lawn… that lush looking green grass that you just want to......
Aquaovo The Caviar
A few months back we brought you the story of AQUAOVO - two young entrepreneurs who launched the stunningly designed  OVOPUR© water filtration system that marries aestheics with eco-awaren......
Greenwood Studio
Michael Greenwood is passionate about wood. And the aptly named craftsman’s roots go deep. From the family workshop to the forests of southern Ontario, for Michael its an interest that dates back to......
Ekko environmentally friendly art
Ekko Art is the lovechild of Lindsay Perry and Anna Bianchini who met serendipitously while attending a university course abroad, quickly connecting through a shared passion for art, the environment a......
My Luscious Backyard flowers
Scattered throughout downtown Toronto are hidden gardens, overflowing with organically grown flowers - destined for offices, restaurants, and parties all over the city. These residential backyard gard......
It’s sad, but the end of a city tree’s life usually involves a chipper or a woodstove. Not a fitting ending for the beloved natural resource that has provided homes for our wildlife, sheltered our......
Brothers Dressler
The team at EcocentricGuide is pleased to introduce you to a design team that pulls inspiration not only from the materials that they come across, but from a deep rooted connection they have with each......
Aquaovo Ovopur
Two young entrepreneurs motivated by environmental awareness as well as a belief in well-thought-out design principles have met the challenge of finding an eco-friendly solution to the problem of qua......