Category Archives: Eco Friendly

The Difference Between Green Furniture and Sustainable Furniture

eco friendly furnishings

Many furniture companies claim their products are “green,” a designation usually referring to material sourcing. Maybe their sofa frames are made out of dumpster-sourced scrap metal or their cushions are filled with used ticker tape. Responsible material sourcing is important, but it does not necessarily make something sustainable; that is, able to exist in perpetuity […]

Georgia Tech is Filled With Really Smart People

OK, Georgia Tech ZED-H Studio students: now that I have caught my breath after a wonderful, whirlwind trip to Atlanta, allow me to say a hearty and heartfelt BRAVO!!!! And WOW. I really can’t say that enough. So what brought Resource Furniture to Atlanta? Well, it was partially the lure of some really good food, […]

Resource Furniture & Norwich University

This blog was written by the Norwich Solar Decathlon Team. For more information please visit their website at solardecathlon.norwich.edu and “Like” their Norwich Solar Decathlon 2013 Facebook page. Norwich University’s Delta T-90 House is a 996 square foot, two-bedroom home that is tuned for the unique seasons of the northeastern bioregion. The Delta T-90 home is designed to maintain a comfortable […]

Great Minds Showing Off… New Ideas

Cabrio IN Twin Wall Bed

We had a great time last night at the Museum of the City of New York with Graham Hill from LifeEdited, Paul Freitag from Jonathan Rose Companies and Michael Colgrove from the Energy Research and Development Authority! Most of the audience was impressed with the fresh ideas (and those that were not impressed voiced their […]

Princess Elisabeth Antarctica – Rethinking Space in a Vast Environment

Building a living and working space for 25 – 40 Antarctic researchers in one of the most inhospitable terrains on Earth is a challenge. Throw in a self-sustaining, “zero emission” station in sub-zero temperatures and mobile research units with sleeping accommodations run entirely on renewable energy fit for polar exploration, and the task begins to […]