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Eco Friendly Homes Hit The Hamptons

The Hamptons are mainly known for lush indulgence. But as more eco friendly homes hit the Hamptons, could this area become the new sustainable hotspot? By Diane Small The Hamptons is an exclusive holiday spot located on Long Island…

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Nothing to Sneeze At: 2 Allergen-Filtering Luxury Homes

By Jody McCutcheon Here at Eluxe, we’ve written at length about luxury homes and sustainability. After all, it’s our ethos, our raison d’être. Yet we also regularly discuss health and wellness. Unfortunately, these various elements don’t always meet up…

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3 Luxury Home Brands Turning Rubbish Into Furniture

By Brenda O’Connor Once upon a (horrible) time, luxury furniture was made out of rare materials like teak, ivory and exotic animal skins. But all of that is changed, and today home owners with a conscience look down upon…

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3 Sustainable Floating Homes For A Life Aquatic

By Jody McCutcheon Floating homes tend to be associated with luxury and exclusivity—but not always with sustainability. They’ve become quite popular, particularly in the Netherlands, on the US west coast and throughout Southeast Asia. Maybe this rise in popularity…

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Growing Excitement: Tips For Sustainable Landscaping

By Jody McCutcheon Sustainability has transformed many of our most important and ubiquitous design realms, from fashion to architecture to transportation. So it’s good to know that landscape design has entered the sustainability fray as well. According to the…

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Dream House! The Peaceful Palisades Project

Always dreamed of having a beach house? The Peaceful Palisades Project offers some inspo By Chere Di Boscio Who doesn’t dream of a beautiful home outfitted with all natural materials, organic textiles, handmade and eco-friendly furnishings – on the…

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Livin’ On the Edge: Meet The Ecocapsule Microhome

By Chere Di Boscio Attention lifestyle nomads: the Slovak company Ecocapsule ®  has officially launched their first, exclusive series of unique, self-sustainable mobile microhomes. Limited to 50 customers from the USA, Japan, Australia and EU, these tiny homes can…

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Friends Talking Trash: The Trash of Day Project

By Arwa Lodhi The generation of major amounts of rubbish is something all of us are responsible for, no matter where we live. But most of us just bin stuff without even thinking about it – with the exception…

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How to Stay Warm This Winter – 15 Easy Tips

By Diane Small Icy feet, blue fingertips and all-over shivers…feeling cold in your own home can be really horrible – and cranking up the heat is no solution! Turning your thermostat up by just one degree makes not only…

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10 Stylish Solar Lamps For Indoors & Outside

Want to save energy – and money? These stylish solar lamps do both By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi When you think ‘solar lamps‘, what comes to mind? Ugly black panels or clunky plastic, right? But that’s a pity, because there…

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8 Ethical Fashion Brands Moving Into Your Home

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi The Versatility of Creativity is shown by those artistic minds who want to grapple with more than one medium to express their artistry. There are some designers who have done so by expanding their fashion…

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5 Steps To Create Your Own Urban Garden

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi There’s so little green in cities these days. The urban garden is becoming rarer and rarer. Consequently, finally, citizens are taking matters into their own hands. Guerilla Gardening is now a growing a thing –…

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Solar Panels Get Sexy! Super Stylish Home Solar Panels

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi During a press event not too long ago at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, eco-magnate Elon Musk announced that Tesla would build and sell its own line of solar panels with integrated batteries. In his…

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Green Design Inspo! Eco Furnishing Tips by Travis Nagle

By Chere Di Boscio Travis Nagle knows about furniture. One of the founders of  Medley, a company that allows clients to co-create eco-friendly furniture that’s tailor made for them and their space through hand-to-home craftsmanship made in Los Angeles,…

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6 of the Best Eco Friendly Worktops for Your Kitchen

By  Arwa Lodhi Apart from the cabinets, the most important part of your kitchen decor scheme is without a doubt the countertops. These not only define the space, but provide the most practical part of your kitchen; the one…

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Scarily Sustainable: Hudson Woods Cabins

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Stupidly, the phrase “cabin in the woods” often evokes images of teenagers getting slashed to death by psychopaths. Or rednecks killing innocent animals. And that is just so, so wrong. There’s just about nothing better…

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Escape Nomade: The Ultimate Dwellings for Eco Gypsies

By Arwa Lodhi In this era of searching for spirituality and a more ecologically friendly way of living, having what our parents aspired to seems to be quaint at best, wasteful at worst. I mean, two cars in the…

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How To Create An Indoor Living Wall: 6 Steps

By Esme Bourne With a growing global appreciation for all things related to nature, it’s no wonder that green walls are becoming a huge trend in interior design. In case you haven’t heard of them before, they’re basically vertical…