Living in a coastal city of Miami with a high sea levels and environmental challenges, it is important to care for ones environment. Taking steps toward reducing carbon footprints to make a helpful impact on the environment makes perfect sense.

Environmentally conscious design is very practical and I am happy to discuss some wonderfully executed pieces with you today!

Reflecting the illumination of dimmable incandescent candelabra bulbs, the California Sunburst chandelier, by the late legendary designer Tony Duquette, is made of molded shards of brass by Brooklyn Remains Lighting in its LEED Gold–certified facility, which features solar panels, rain cisterns, and its own organic garden. Available exclusively at Niba Home, Miami Design District, 39 NE 39th St., 305-573-1939

The Christophe Delcourt Legend bookcase, available at Roche Bobois, is crafted from a single renewable material—solid Bourgogne oak—to ease end-of life recycling. Assembled using cross-halving joints and wooden dowels, it also meets Roche Bobois’s Eco6 guidelines for sustainability, a company-wide system that rates items according to six criteria, making it simple for consumers to understand a product’s green aspects. 19907 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, 305-935-0035

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