Article Cover photo: Alexandra Ribar for the Business of Home

Hot off the press, Business of Home Summer edition

The Business of Home is a print magazine that has great information for the interior design trade professionals. Amy had the honor of being interviewed for this summer’s edition for the article, “The great indoors: How to talk to your clients about going green.” The focus of the article centers around the idea that green and sustainable design is far more mainstream now. Amy and the other design professionals discuss how designers can create a healthier and more sustainable home   The idea of green and sustainable interior design has always been one of Amy’s main philosophies at down2earth interior design and a focus for many of our clients.  Here is what Amy had to say as a part of the article.

A simple way to gauge a client’s interest in green design is to bring it up as part of a new-client questionnaire that asks them to rate how important the issue is to them. “Most of our clients sit somewhere in the middle,” says Amy Cuker, principal designer at the Philadelphia-based Down2Earth Design. “They think it would be nice to incorporate sustainable elements into the project, but not at the expense of other priorities—which is fine with me, because there are so many sustainable design decisions that you can make that don’t involve trade-offs.”

A San Francisco home by Niche Interiors Thomas Kuoh Photography for the Business of Home
A San Francisco home by Niche InteriorsThomas Kuoh Photography for the Business of Home

If you are interested in reading the full article, head on over to the Business of Home article, click here.

Article Cover photo: Alexandra Ribar for the Business of Home

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