While green design is far more prevalent today than it was 30 years ago, the elements of green design have been around for many years. Architects like Richard Neutra have been incorporating the principles behind green design for decades. Neutra, who coined the term biorealism, used natural elements throughout his designs, bringing the outside in through the use of natural light sources and natural materials.
As part of our ongoing Inside Man guide to guy style, Valspar Paint, Apartment Therapy, and the GQ Design Group are looking at current trends and checking out how men use color in their homes. Casual, easy-going style is an effective antidote to the drama of day-to-day life; everyone needs a place in their home where they can chill out and sit down with a cup of coffee after a long night out.