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Car Shopping

Car Shopping

I hate car shopping. This can probably be traced back to the fact that I have very few real requirements for a car. Namely, it has to be reliable, fuel-efficient, inexpensive and preferably not a horrible color. Eight or so months ago, I finally traded in my 2003 Mazda Protege5 and bought a Mazda2. You […]

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Interface- Revolutionizing Manufacturing

Interface- Revolutionizing Manufacturing

What a week! I just got back from a whirlwind visit to the InterfaceFLOR facilities outside of Atlanta, Georgia. I’ve blogged about Interface before and their commitment to the environment as well as the recent passing of their founder and CEO, Ray Anderson. I had previously seen Ray speak a few times, but I was […]

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Chemistry for Sustainability

Chemistry for Sustainability

A week or so ago I noticed the printing in the photo above in the lining of a pair of jeans I recently purchased. The image is a little difficult to make out, but the printing reads: “The water used in the process of washing & dying these jeans has been specially treated to ensure […]

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Win a Shaw Tigressa Area Rug!

Win a Shaw Tigressa Area Rug!

To celebrate the first anniversary of Shaw Tigressa carpet, Shaw Floors has given me a SoftStyle Area Rug for my own home and one to give away here on the blog to one lucky reader! As you can see by the photo for this post, my dog Chloe is already enjoying our new rug immensely […]

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Carpet to Couture

Carpet to Couture

Last Thursday, my firm, SHP Leading Design teamed up with Shaw Contract Group to participate in IIDA’s Ohio/Kentucky Product Runway 2011 and take home second place! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the concept, the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) local chapters have been running events for the past few years that urge […]

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