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Award-winning designer and author Lori Dennis proves interior design can be both stylish and environmentally sustainable in this easy-to-use, entertaining guide. Dennis discusses every aspect of interior design—furniture and accessories, window treatments, fabrics, surface materials, appliances, plants, and more—from a green perspective in terms of reducing waste and pollution and turning a home into a healthy, comfortable environment. Readers will learn how to: - use sustainable materials like bamboo, cork, and recycled glass to enhance interiors - search thrift shops and antique stores for vintage hidden treasures - find the best vendors for purchasing green products - use plants and locally cut flowers to improve indoor air quality and brighten up rooms - replace lawns with indigenous plants and edible gardens - keep rooms clean with effective and nontoxic products - use energy efficient lighting and maximize natural light - apply for different types of green certification. Packed with over 100 color photographs, lists of the best green vendors, and profiles of leading green designers, this book is a thorough guide for anyone who wants to create beautiful interiors while lessening the waste and pollution generated by the building industry.

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This colorful guide to green interior design presents products and processes for creating ecologically friendly spaces and sustainable environments through a collection of core environmental principles and best practices. Divided into chapters discussing every aspect of the design process, the work covers such topics as green building, individual room's appliances, plants, fabrics and furniture. An introduction provides a checklist of sustainability criteria that ranges from allergy concerns to manufacturing impacts to local sourcing to materials certification. The work contains over one hundred color photographs and specific recommendations for materials suppliers, builders and designers can be found throughout the work. Dennis is a green-focused interior designer and media personality. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (


This easy-to-use manual includes every aspect of residential interior design--furniture and accessories, plants and more--discussed from a green perspective in terms of both avoiding pollution and protecting the occupants' health.

About the Author

Lori Dennis is the founder and principal of Lori Dennis, Inc., a firm specializing in green, sustainable interior design since 1998. Her work has won numerous green awards and has been featured in a wide variety of publications around the world, from Woman's Day Magazine and Coastal Living to the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times. She has also been featured as a guest expert on HGTV, Food Network, Oxygen Network, NBC, and XM radio and has lectured on green interior design at a number of universities. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Dennis, Lori
Allworth Press
Interior Design - General
Interior Design
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10 x 8.51 x .43 in 1.4 lb

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