Video: A Sustainable Design Salon with Ford and EcoStiletto - Ford worked with EcoStiletto to create the "EcoStiletto to the Metal: Sustainable Design Media Salon," at the historic Farmer's Daughter Hotel in Los Angeles. Here's a look at what was shared during the event.
The Ocean is a Garbage Can ... Verrier's eye-catching rendering depicts objects bobbing in an ocean. The graphic correlates depth to the number collected since the first Coastal Cleanup day in 1986. In an instant, it's easy to see how difficult it is for marine life to survive in that much detritus.
Sustainable Kitchens Showroom. Industrial Shaker style showroom kitchen with oak cabinets painted in Farrow & Ball Down Pipe. The island has a polished concrete worktop with open shelving and slatted wood. The hanging pendant light from Original BTC and bespoke copper tap add to the industrial feel. The open larder with LED lights has built in spice drawers on the doors. The floor is made from reclaimed scaffold planks.
Concept: putting a vine, eg passion fruit, choko, etc over the garden shed to cool it in summer and make use of the vertical space for food production, plus it looks more appealing. Could even grow different vines at same time to add greater visual and food interest. Plus, Great book, apparently ;-). All you need to know about how to build your own little green roof on a shed or outbuilding.
Sustainable Kitchens Eco Kitchen - Something a bit different! This exposed plywood kitchen offers a completely different look to our traditional shaker style. In this image, a set of four drawers sit beside an integrated oven with that fantastic shelf above constructed from leftover Dinesen floorboards. The plywood has been treated with lye to lighten the wood with the original colour visible through the routed drawer pulls.