T.G.I.F. ‘Thank Goodness It’s So Fabulous!”

THIS FABULOUS FRIDAY I HAVE FOUND…
THE EARTH-CONSCIOUS OFFICE!

South Carolina Interior designer features green home in Bali

Note the use of all recycled wood.

“It’s So Fabulous!” EARTH-CONSCIOUS CELEBRITY OFFICE of the Week: As featured in Architectural Digest, the 6 bedroom, 6 bath vacation retreat of film director Rob Cohen, of The Fast and the Furious, is on the market for $3 million.

South Carolina interior design showcases green bedroom design in Bali

Lots of natural light, wood and an open floorplan make this green space sublime

Located in East Bali, Indonesia, interior designer and environmentalist Linda Garland is the creator of this 6,740 square foot, oceanfront retreat. Situated amid a coconut plantation at the water’s edge, this estate is built entirely from recycled timber.

South Carolina Interior designer showcases green design in Bali

What a beautiful view! Green really IS luxury!

Surrounded by views of the the ocean, mountains, river, and gardens, this estate would truly make THE perfect office setting from any room in the house!

South Carolina interior designer showcases green home design in Bali

What a perfect example of a luxuriously green home!


“It’s So Fabulous!” EARTH-CONSCIOUS OFFICE TIPS of the Week:      As I was compiling my list of eco-friendly office tips, I ran across a website that pretty much covered them all! Below I have shared some of those tips, but to view the complete list, along with some other helpful articles, click this link to Office Finder.
green office
  • Turn off your computers and monitors overnight and on weekends.
  • Buy and Activate the “Energy Star” energy saving functions available on most computers and other office equipment. They are up to 52% more efficient.
  • Turn off lights when not in use.
  • Use motion detecting switches in less used areas
  • Open windows instead of using air conditioning where possible
  • Turn off your climate control when not needed
  • Do not buy bottled water.  Use a water filter if needed.
  • Give preference to locally manufactured supplies.
  • Install desk side recycling
  • Use email instead of USPS mail
  • Store electronic reports rather than paper reports
  • Avoid using FAX cover sheets
  • Use the double sided feature of your printer.
  • Reuse paper for note pads.
  • Buy only recycled paper.
  • Replace light bulbs with lower wattage or compact fluorescent bulbs.
  • Get flat screen monitors for your computers. They are more efficient.
  • Maximize the use of natural light in your space by placing private offices in the interior areas for the space.
  • Insist on biodegradable and non-toxic cleaning supplies.
  • Buy re-manufactured or refillable toner cartridges for printers and photocopiers.

“It’s So Fabulous!” EARTH-CONSCIOUS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY of the Week:     In today’s business world, the ability to be accessible is an undeniable truth. Arguably, the most essential component for reaching that goal is the mobile phone. We use our phones for checking email, responding to texts, updating our calendars, and taking phone calls. One fun way to remind ourselves during our busy days about the importance of respecting our environment is to download a FREE endangered animal ringtone. Visit the website of Rare Earth Tones to make your selection!


NOW, GO HAVE AN “It’s So Fabulous!” WEEK-END!

If you would like helping making your home even more fabulous, contact me for an in-house or online consultation at Kimberly@knottinghillinteriors.com

 

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Stylish, sophisticated and dramatic, Kimberly Grigg brings her unique talents to client’s homes across the country and to her retail boutique, Knotting Hill Interiors. An award winning retail boutique and an award winning full service design firm, Knotting Hill offers luxury interior design, renovation and remodeling services, custom design, childrens rooms and nurseries and accessorizing. The retail boutique sells fabric, home furnishings, retail design, lamps, accessories, art, upscale furniture consignment, gifts, fashion and jewelry. Voted “Best on the Beach” in both retail and design, our customers say that this place and this process is truly “enchanted”! Knotting Hill Interiors is based in Myrtle Beach South Carolina and has two locations at 7753 North Kings Hwy and 7751 North Kings Hwy.