Companies featured are sponsors of MODERN LIVING by ecofabulous featuring pieceHomes.
Electrolux ICON®: The innovative design, European heritage and intuitive performance of Electrolux ICON® kitchen appliances can help you design the kitchen that is not only the center of the home, but also the center of attention. Since its 2004 North American debut, the popularity of Electrolux ICON® has been fueled by industry accolades from prestigious design authorities and institutions that herald its sleek, sophisticated appearance and superior performance.
- 30″ Induction Cooktop
- 30″ Downdraft Vent System with remote fan
- High-Speed Oven
- Under-Counter Refrigerator Drawers
- Front Load Washer with Wave-Touch® Controls Featuring Perfect Stream™ in Mediterranean Blue
- Gas Front Load Dryer with Wave Touch® Controls Featuring Perfect Stream™ in Mediterranean Blue
Electrolux Laundry Appliances: The Electrolux line of stylishly designed laundry appliances feature the fastest wash and dry times available, the largest capacity washers and dryers, stylish design and bold new colors.
Eating organic food just makes sense. O Organics believes that great tasting organic food should be available to everyone and sold everywhere at a great value. Welcome to O Organics™ – a new line of over 300 certified organic products available in almost every aisle of the grocery store, including something for every meal occasion. They know you care about the food you put in your body – where it comes from, how it’s made and how it ended up at your table. O Organics food is produced and handled in accordance with all USDA organic standards – without the use of synthetic pesticides, genetic modification, growth hormones or antibiotics. O Organics products are sourced from a variety of carefully selected organic growers using earth-friendly farming practices. This means you can take better care of yourself, your family and the environment by enjoying high quality, great tasting food just the way nature intended.
Introducing Bright Green™
Bright Green™ is unique in its breadth, convenience and affordability. Offering more than 20 choices to meet all of your household needs. And, they’re available at a price that is comparable with leading national brands in these categories. The Bright Green™ line of products features:
- Cleaning and laundry products made with naturally derived and biodegradable ingredients.
- Paper products whitened without the use of harmful elemental chlorine and made from 100% recycled fibers.
- High-efficiency light bulbs that save electricity while lasting 13x longer than ordinary bulbs.
Modwalls is “Making Tile Modern” with easy online shopping and colorful collections inspired by mid-century architecture and modern design. Our sustainable offerings include Viridian 98% pre-consumer recycled glass tile, ModRocks 100% post-consumer recycled glass pebbles, and CorkDotz penny round tile made from end cuts of cork stopper production. Our Brio® Custom glass mosaic blends are produced locally via our partnership with the clients at HOPE Services. We foster good design through creative partnerships which have produced the Henry Road®, Clayhaus, and Rex Ray Studio for modwalls® collections.
Brizo is a premium brand of faucets built on a corporate commitment to provide distinctive designs, inventive technologies and to be a brand that cares. This is reflected in all that we do – from our stringent Green manufacturing processes to the quality materials used in our products and our cause marketing partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Brizo faucets are about fashion and style for the kitchen and bath.
Founded in 1941, Caroma® remains the world leader in quality and innovative bathroom products. In 1982, Caroma revolutionized bathroom water conservation by introducing the first dual-flush toilet system to the world. By leading the industry with more than 50 WaterSense® labeled toilets, more than any company in the market, and providing water conserving toilet and urinal solutions to residential and commercial markets, the award-winning Caroma products help preserve the world’s most valuable resource – water. Combining quality, water saving innovations, aesthetic appeal and superior customer service, Caroma has been chosen by businesses and households worldwide for exceptional performance and stylish designs.
IceStone® makes it possible to realize your vision and your project’s success. Crafted in Brooklyn, NY, IceStone® is the safest and most sustainable durable surface in the world. Each slab is made with 100% recycled glass, concrete, and pigment; there are no petrochemicals or carcinogenic resins in IceStone, so it’s safe for installers and for your home or office. IceStone is ideal for countertops, vanities, backsplashes, and anywhere durable surfaces are installed.
IceStone’s award winning surfaces are available in a range of colors offering elegant hues and textures. Additionally, IceStone is the only durable surface in the world to achieve gold level Cradle to Cradle ™ certification, a distinction that measures a product’s recyclability, and impacts on human health and the environment.
EcoClad by KlipTech is a cutting edge, chic product made from FSC certified bio-composite, 100% post-consumer recycled paper and rapidly renewable bamboo fiber. EcoClad is one of the most durable products ever made for exterior cladding with over 300 different colors, patterns, and wood grains. The revolutionary LPHF (low pressure high flow) manufacturing process used in EcoClad gives it strength like no other product in the world. EcoClad uses a UV overlay system with decades of proven performance and with a value less than many similar products. All of this, and made in the USA!
The Standard for Certified Purity.® OMI is a full-circle environmental company dedicated to supporting America’s organic and sustainable farmers. OMI’s handmade, custom organic mattresses (available in crib through king sizes) and accessories are manufactured in Northern California at the only Eco-Factory™ in North America built solely to manufacture organic products. OMI mattresses are GREENGUARD certified for Children and Schools and qualify under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s LEED indoor air-quality program. OMI was the first mattress factory in the North America to receive the GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certification.
Sustainable Solutions International (SSi™) is a U.S. based green products manufacturer and distributor with offices in Los Angeles and Vancouver. This revolutionary company boasts a lineup of some of the best and most sustainable building products on the planet. For over a decade they have supplied solution-based green products to North America’s sustainable building industry and residential markets that exceed codes and client expectations. SSi believes in conservation without compromise, which they define as the confluence of nature, design and technology.
Contact: (800) 460-7019
Western Window Systems is the premiere aluminum window and door manufacturer in the country. All of our product lines – including Multi-Slide Doors, Bi-Fold Doors, Hinged Doors, Casements, Awnings, Hoppers, Pivot Doors, Sliding Patio Doors, and Architectural Window Wall Systems – are manufactured with the same detail and precision that have defined our residential and commercial clients for over 50 years. Each customer has the freedom to design and create a limitless vison and rest confidently that Western can produce a complete package that will meet their specifications and enhance their project. Choose Western and create custom views with proven performance.
Throw out your traditional idea of cork flooring as square, speckled brown tiles. Today’s cork comes in a vast array of colors, textures and formats, providing infinite design possibilities for the home. Design-savvy Americans know that with cork flooring, a world of possibilities opens up for those looking for a unique, stylish and eco-friendly way to update their living spaces. Cork flooring is the ultimate in ‘eco-chic’ and its style possibilities and eco-benefits are endless. Having long been a staple in many European homes, cork flooring is now becoming more common in the United States because of its exquisite design possibilities, durability, reliability, and eco-friendly features.
At H.D. Buttercup, you’ll find a treasure trove of home furnishings for every floor, wall, ceiling, style and budget along with a selection of sustainable, repurposed, and reusable items. We never push you towards a determined look, so let your imagination lead the way. Come visit us in L.A. or San Francisco for some inspiration.
Lumens Light + Living is the premier online source for design-focused contemporary lighting, modern ceiling fans and home accessories. Customers can shop over 300 manufacturers with styles ranging from contemporary to modern interpretations of classic designs. Lumens offers friendly, expert service, easy returns with no restocking fees, free shipping, and a low-price guarantee.
Our non-toxic cabinetry optimizes indoor air quality. The popular Naturals Collection features:
* FSC-cerrtified woods
We’re proud our finely crafted cabinets use home-friendly, healthy materials that also honor and protect the environment.
Smith&Fong Co®. was founded in 1989 as a manufacturer of bamboo goods and later moved on to produce bamboo flooring called Plyboo®. Plyboo was the first brand of bamboo flooring in the U.S. market. The 1990′s were spent adding more flooring and plywood to its offerings. All of Smith&Fong’s products pass the California Air Resource Board (CARB)’s formaldehyde regulations. Plyboo products are available in PlybooPure® (urea formaldehyde free), SCS Indoor Advantage Gold®, FloorScore® Certified and FSC® certified. Most Smith&Fong products earn the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® Credits: MRc6 Rabidly Renewable Materials, EQ4.4 and EQ4.3 No Added Urea Formaldehyde.
Luxury eco™ redefines sustainability with design that gives back to the earth. Linda Loudermilk clothing outfits the movement, providing the uniform for this new kind of earth warrior – an infusion of hope for an abused but resilient planet. Food, shelter, clothing, water and energy—all of which our mother earth has provided us are no longer in endless supply. Energy is running out fast; water has become an issue of human rights. Luxury eco™ is an emergency survival plan, fueled by design. Our fabrics are made of sasawashi, bamboo, sea cell, soya and other exotic self-sustaining plants.
Linda Loudermilk’s Luxury Eco Line of stylish, healthful, and luxurious seaweed bedding scored a hit at the 2011 Dwell on Design show in Los Angeles. The new sustainable fabric made with seaweed is a breathable and anti-infammatory fiber that permits the absorption of seaweed’s nutrients directly into the skin.
MechoSystems is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative solar-shading products for the architecture and design communities. The newest addition to our line of recyclable shadecloths is the McDonough Iceland Collection, the result of a collaboration with William McDonough, one of the world’s most renowned proponents of sustainable design. Each pattern is inspired by Mr. McDonough’s own photographs, collected during his visits to Iceland. The shadecloths represent details of the environment, as interpreted by him and informed by his keen appreciation and deep respect for its unique landscape.
Coyuchi was founded 20 years ago in Point Reyes Station, a small, rustic town o the Northern California coast. There, surrounded by ocean and forest, beach and bluff, we created a line of home textiles rooted in nature. Our signature bedding, made from 100% certified organic cotton, soon earned a loyal following among people who nurture a connection to the natural world in their lives and their homes.
Organic cotton bedding, bath linens and baby items are still at the heart of our collection, and we’ve added linen, cashmere and other pure, natural fibers as well. Everything we create is designed to comfort and rejuvenate–body, mind and spirit–to help you turn your home into a sanctuary.
Itek Energy is a renewable energy technology company whose flagship product is a 245 watt monocrystalline module. Itek Energy’s made-in-Washington solar modules are produced in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bellingham, Washington. The company’s management team is composed of highly qualified engineers, technicians and production experts with deep experience in all aspects of solar manufacturing, design, engineering and installation.
Olmay was founded on the idea that the home–anyones’s home–can be a source of creativity and inspiration. With natural organic materials and hand-crafted designs, the products from Olmay are simple, straight-forward–yet multifunctional. They are designed with the idea to create in your home a haven for peaceful, inspired thought. Most of the products are either organic, fair trade or both. Some of the products are made by local artisans in Los Angeles. We are constantly looking for new hand crafters who believe in making organic, reusable, affordable home accessories for any budget.
The elemental elegance of Eugene Stoltsfus’s objects reflects the natural beauty and strengths inherent in their materials. The final distilled form of each object reveals itself at the nexus of the contributing essentials. In object design, we take great care in the selection of materials, finishes, and the fabrication process in order to ensure minimal impact on the human and greater environment. The binder used in our cork is FDA-approved, making it safe for contact with children and with food. The finish applied to the cork and timber is Aqualente, a low VOC, envirmonmentally safe wood sealer.