Roasting Marshmallows in Style

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Although summer might not be the ideal time to sprawl in front of a fireplace, this sleek retro version will almost make you wish for winter. Made out of weather-resistant materials, including fibreglass, stainless steel and toughened glass, the Retro fireplace is fuelled by bioethanol, an environmentally friendly, renewable energy. And, if you don’t want [...]

In Conversation with Kate Cannata, on Sustainable Design

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When Kate Cannata quit her insurance company job, where she worked on environmental and constructional defect cases, she decided she wanted to pursue a healthier and greener life and business. So, she founded New Leaf Interior Design, a Vancouver-based eco-conscious team of interior decorators and designers. One of her bigger projects was the flagship store [...]

Cleaning the Air, Tile by Tile

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Savoia Canada is bringing an important chemical reaction to the forefront of consumers’ minds. The company has introduced ACTIVE Clean Air and Antibacterial Ceramic: anti-polluting, antibacterial and self-cleaning ceramic tiles. The tiles, created by the chemical reaction of photocatalysis, are a blessing for conscious consumers, especially allergy sufferers, doctors and busy parents. The key ingredient [...]