Category Archives: Sustainability

Digital Magazines

Print magazines will always have their place in the design world, but there is also a new trend in digital shelter magazines! These are different than the ability to view your print editions on an electronic device – there is … Continue reading

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Healthy Home 2010 – Chicago, IL

Healthy Home 2010 Lorts was pleased to be specified for the beautiful and green-focused Healthy Home designer showhouse, outside Chicago. “Healthy Home 2010 is the first designer showhouse in the nation to bridge the gap between traditional green building and healthy interiors by implementing a … Continue reading

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This is Alder.

This is Alder. Lorts pieces are built from Northwest Alder.  You may already know that furniture made of solid alder is beautiful and can last for generations.  However, you may not realize that alder furniture is a good environmental choice. … Continue reading

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Visit the Sustainable Furnishings Council at High Point Market

The Sustainable Furnishings Council is hosting green-themed events throughout the week of High Point Market, as well as inviting to-the-trade guests to visit the showrooms of its members. In addition, the SFC introduces the newest member of their celebrity DesigningGREEN leadership team. Continue reading

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Natural Home Interviews Sustainable Furnishings Council President Jeff Hiller

Great article/Interview featured in the July/August 2010 Issue of Natural Home Magazine:
“Founded in 2006, the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) aims to reduce the furniture industry’s environmental impact by improving materials and manufacturing and piquing consumer interest in healthy furnishings.” Continue reading

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