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Non toxic materials to look for in furniture for a healthy home

Non toxic materials to look for in furniture for a healthy home

Furniture is part of your home, your feel-good space, your retreat. It is close to you, it accompanies you for a long time. Isn't it incredibly important that this furniture is good for you, that is, non-toxic?

on May 25, 2021
Sustainable furniture: How we build Casquet - 100% ecological and plastic-free sofa - part 5/6

Sustainable furniture: How we build Casquet - 100% ecological and plastic-free sofa - part 5/6

Part 5: Inside and outside cover

Building a sustainable piece of furniture takes experience, craftsmanship and in our case: an extra dose of 100% natural materials from only sustainable sources. We chose to build furniture only in this way, because we believe that we should not live with, or sit and sleep on anything that is built using harmful materials. Harmful for nature, our environment or our own health.

on December 09, 2020
Building a sustainable sofa at D3CO - making ecofriendly furniture step by step - part4/6

Building a sustainable sofa at D3CO - making ecofriendly furniture step by step - part4/6

Part 4: Cotton, felt and latex

In our previous articles we discussed how we take an idea to a sketch and then turn it into a complete 3D model and eventually create the wooden skeleton for the sofa Casquet. Layers of natural material and steel springs are added to provide comfort. If you have not followed our previous articles of our ‘Making Of’ series, read up here.

on November 13, 2020
Natural textiles for your sofa. How to choose, a short guide.

Natural textiles for your sofa. How to choose, a short guide.

Three reasons to go for natural Fabrics, also for your furniture. Natural materials have always carried a certain cachet, especially in luxury fashion, where pure wool, linen, cashemere, leather and silk stand for breathability,  durability and extreme comfort. However, since the 1960s, the use of synthetic fibres has increased dramatically, causing the natural fibre industry to lose much of its market share. 
on June 15, 2020