DK Design Studio Store ~ Now Open

Posted by on Jan 6, 2010 in Blog | No Comments

It only took us 2 years but the DK Design Studio Store is now open. We’ve been doing a lot of work with PropellShops and this is more-or-less a testing site for their service. We’ll be adding a bunch more products in the coming weeks. Enjoy….comment….request items. DK Design Studio Store. You can also check […]

eco stucco™ Website by DK Design Studio

Posted by on Oct 26, 2009 in Blog | No Comments

eco stucco is a range of lime plasters designed to provide healthy, functional, and sustainable mineral finishes for walls, facades, and ceilings in the form of artistically handtrowel artisan plasters. A sustainable alternative to cement plaster, acrylic plaster, and other high embodied CO2 coating products, eco stucco cures and hardens naturally by carbonation and without […]

Happy Halloween from DK Design Studio

Posted by on Oct 8, 2009 in Blog | No Comments

We just ordered our “responsible” halloween treats from Clif Bar. Spooky S’mores! Sound….spooky. http://clifbarstore.com/detail/CLF+191+SS Here are some chocolates that are fair trade. http://www.sweetearthchocolates.com/prod.itml/icOid/333 AND….here’s our halloween wallpaper or desktop image for 2009. HAPPY HALLOWEEN. Click to download.

Marvin Deal Construction

Posted by on Aug 24, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

A home is more than just the house where we reside. It is where we are inspired, where we recharge, where we escape from the hectic demands of work, where we live, play and love. No one understands this better than Marvin Deal of Marvin Deal Construction. Marvin has a true artisan approach to fine […]

Earthship Seminar ~ Building Homes Out Of Trash

Posted by on Jul 1, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

This past weekend was spent at a seminar learning how to build sustainable, off-the-grid homes at the Earthship headquarters just outside of Taos, New Mexico. The homes are not your run of the mill green homes. Architect Mike Reynolds has been building these structures for about 40 years and they are, in large part, made out […]

Consumers want healthier foods and better packaging

Posted by on Jun 16, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

According to a new study of 1000 consumers in several counties conducted by Ipsos Marketing, Consumer Goods, the top three things consumers want from food manufacturers are: fresher ingredients, increased health benefits, and more environmentally friendly packaging. More information here at 2sustain.com

Skyscrapers as living organisms

Posted by on May 24, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | One Comment

This fresh, new, and fascinating approach to sustainability and human population growth is truly awe inspiring. Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has redefined the conventional skyscraper. His 132 story complex for the south edge of Roosevelt Island addresses the pressing need for environmental and ecological sustainability. This conceptual design focuses on creating a completely self-sustaining organism […]

Greensburg Kansas Update – 2 years after the tornado

Posted by on May 5, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

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Remodeling Green

Posted by on May 5, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

“BRINGING SUSTAINABLE, STYLISH LIVING TO A 19TH-CENTURY CLASSIC, JEFF KING & CO.’S SAN FRANCISCO REMODEL IS INFUSED WITH DAYLIGHT, ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS, AND LOW-MAINTENANCE UPGRADES.” Our client, Jeff King & Company, was featured in Ecohome Mag. Here’s the full article.