Category: Environment

It ain’t easy being green…

Green is definitely my favorite colour, I’m not entirely sure why, but I’m drawn to anything green time and time again. I guess it’s not too difficult to analyse why I like it, or why so many other people do too. It’s ubiquitous in nature, and maybe that’s just enough said. But these days ‘Green’ means much more to people than just a colour name. It’s taken on a whole new meaning, one which is different for each of us depending on our level of understanding of the environmental issues our planet faces.

I for one am willing to publicly admit that I don’t do nearly as much as I could, and my level of understanding of these issues, as much as I recognise them, is not clear. So today I wanted to show my appreciation and say thanks to the eco-chic bloggers out there who are sending us – as consumers, and some of us as designers – information about ways we can stop contributing to these seemingly insurmountable problems – i.e. contributing to landfill, global warming, depletion of the ozone etc. etc. So, if you haven’t already checked out the eco-chic blogs I have listed on my site, please do so!

Images from the Laura Ashley Colour Book