High green end. We were tipped off to the Q Collection by a friend who is designing soy candles for them. Q Collection is a luxurious, but environmentally sensitive, furniture, textile and accessory design outfit that does beautiful work, and is "to the trade" only right now.
The environmental scoop: Our primary goal is the elimination of toxic chemicals, carcinogens and the leading components of poor indoor air quality.
The rest: You can look at their website (one of the best we've seen) and see an impeccable design sense behind it all, or you can look at the furniture, a small, carefully crafted collection of chairs, tables, sofas and storage units.
Prices are $$$ and though we don't have specifics yet, the vintage white lamp at left is $1140, pillows are $140-$250, and a crimson throw is $450. (Thanks, Mark!) MGR
Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.
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