If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to become more environmentally friendly, why not start off by making your home a greener place to live in? We highlight three eco-friendly brands where you get your hands on ethically-minded, sustainably-sourced furniture for a conscious home. Going green has never looked better!
Launched in 2011, homegrown furniture brand Commune is big on sustainability without compromising on quality. Not only are their designs sophisticated and timeless, each finished piece is masterfully crafted with recycled materials and responsibly-sourced wood to guarantee top-notch workmanship. What’s more, the company ensures that their products are made with the lowest lead content possible, so rest assured that it’s toxin-free and safe for the entire family.
Commune Flagship Store
9 Raffles Boulevard #02-52, Singapore 039596
Crate & Barrel
Hailing all the way from the US, Crate & Barrel is no stranger to design-savvy homeowners who are in the market for affordable yet stylish furnishings and homewares. On top of their impeccable style factor, the well-known home decor chain is also committed to sustainable practices in an effort to conserve, protect and restore forests. Its collections feature FSC-certified pieces ranging from sofas to bookcases, headboards to nightstands – all made from renewable materials to create an eco-friendly living space. Check out their full range of sustainable furniture here.
Crate & Barrel
2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard #04-21/22, Singapore 238801
If you’re into vintage-inspired and industrial-styled furnishings, look no further than Journey East. Besides offering a wide array of furniture and home accessories, they also carry the d-Bodhi range of reclaimed furniture – a brand that specialises in eco-friendly designs made from materials such as reclaimed teak wood, recycled license pipes and iron pipes. These unique pieces add a ton of rustic character to your home, all while allowing you to do your part for the environment.
Bonus: proceeds from every d-Bodhi purchase goes to a monthly donation to the Trees4Trees Foundation to help replant trees and educate local communities in Java, so you know your money is going to good places.
315 Outram Road, Tan Boon Liat Building #03-02, Singapore 169074