No More Teachers, No More Books

This is one binder you won’t toss when the bell rings. It’s like CliffsNotes for Healthy Building Materials.

Spend more time sipping Sangria poolside and less time searching for better building materials this summer with the help of the all new CaraGreen digital binder. With a few clicks of a button, you can now access our range of healthy building products anywhere. That includes poolside.

Our new digital binder can be found here.

Click here to read the whole entry >>

April Vignette - I Wanna Hex You Up

Products from bottom to top:

Koskisen - Eco Transparent Plywood, Blue 5024
Kirei - Mura Fabric, Hex 442
Kirei - EchoPanel, Hex 111
Wonderwall Studios - Days
Durat - 254, 810, 391, 030
Kirei - Coco Tiles, Java Collection, Cirebon Natural

Click here to read the whole entry >>

Want All Of Our Product Information In One Place? You Got It.

Next time you’re looking for product information, colors, manufacturer info or where to order samples, check out our brand new digital product binder. In addition to our super handy website, we’ve put everything you need to know in one convenient place.

Click here to access the digital binder. You’re welcome.

Click here to read the whole entry >>

Bring On The May Flowers

Want to see our healthy building materials in action? Check us out on May 1st at the Alliance of Interior Design (AID) Vendor Trade Show. We’ve put together an exhibit that we hope might plant a few seeds of inspiration. We’re excited to see what the local design community has in store. The show takes place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Cary on May 1, from 10AM - 2PM. 

Get your tickets here.

Click here to read the whole entry >>

Trouble In Silica Valley

If you were looking for yet another reason to ditch quartz and seek out healthier surfacing options, the latest news will have you headed for the hills (the hills of Italy to grab some sintered stone, if you ask us). According to recent reports, the effects of processing engineered stone are resulting in a critical silicosis epidemic. Silicosis is a life-threatening lung disease caused by breathing in tiny bits of silica found in materials like quartz. A healthy environment starts with healthy people. Using materials like Lapitec, PaperStone, and Durat, which contain zero to trace amounts of silica, promote health at every level, from production to installation.

Click here to read the whole entry >>

New Kirei EchoPanel Colors? That’s Music To Our Ears

Forget washed out whites and grim grays, 2019 is the year of color. One of the many things we love about Kirei’s 60% PET acoustic materials is their range of colors - they’ve always been ahead of the game when it comes to ROY G BIV and now they’re back with 7 new colors: mushroom, vanilla, blush, lavender, ivy, jade, and onyx. Concrete conference rooms beware, noisy nap rooms silence yourselves: Kirei’s expansive line of acoustic materials are here to soak up sound in style.

Samples are available now. Get them here.

Click here to read the whole entry >>

CaraGreen Launches Durat Scandicolor Collection, a Solid Surfacing Color Palette Inspired by Nature

CaraGreen Launches Durat Scandicolor Collection, a Solid Surfacing Color Palette Inspired by Nature

elementAl uses recycled plastic and metal to create stunning surfaces, providing a simple solution to a complex problem

Click here to read the whole entry >>

March Vignette - Get Sprung

Products in background from top to bottom:

Koskisen - Eco Transparent Plywood, Green 6025
Plyboo - Linear Line, LL5, Amber
Kirei - Geometry Tiles, Oblong, 579

Products in foreground clockwise from top:

Lapitec - Bianco Polare, Fossil
Durat - 012
Lapitec - Velvet, Berlin
Lapitec - Moca, Lux
Lapitec - Avorio, Lux
elementAl - aeriAl

Click here to read the whole entry >>

Good Bedside Manner

PaperStone is as versatile as they come. Kitchen island? Duh. Outdoor kitchen? Sure. Modular bench? Sign us up! When woodworker and artist, Michael Alm, came to us with his plans to build a nightstand out of PaperStone CoverPly (after building this amazing record cabinet out of PaperStone) for his converted attic bedroom project, we were all in. Talk about good bedside manner. Michael’s video is awesome and shows just how easy it is to work with PaperStone. Check out the video here.

Click here to read the whole entry >>

Partners That Make Our Bedrock

Working with Lapitec requires finding approved and certified fabricators. When we look for Lapitec-certified fabricators to partner with, we make sure to choose only the best of the best. That’s why we don’t take our partnership with ROCK’interiors for granite. Only a stone’s throw away from the CaraGreen warehouse (last one, we promise), ROCK’interiors was an early adopter of Lapitec and has done so much with their material. This Lapitec basement kitchen install is one of many examples of their incredible work.

Click here to read the whole entry >>